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Researchers probe new target for potential drugs against COVID-19 – Mirage News

U of A biophysicist Michael Woodside was part of a research team that found similarities between how the coronaviruses that cause COVID-19 and SARS…

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U of A biophysicist Michael Woodside was part of a research team that found similarities between how the coronaviruses that cause COVID-19 and SARS replicate. The research offers new targets for drugs aimed at preventing the viruses from replicating in an infected host. (Photo: John Ulan)
New research has identified a part of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that can be targeted by drugs that prevent the virus from replicating—a key step for developing new and more effective drug treatments.
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