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SARS-CoV-2 Neucleocapside (N) protein is heavily glycosylated – News-Medical.Net

However, the nucleocapsid (N) protein is also extremely abundant and, therefore, a useful target for both vaccine and diagnostic test development. A new study published on the preprint server bioRxiv in August 2020 reveals the structure of this protein, a val…

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Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still no fully protective therapy against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has infected millions worldwide. Vaccines are being worked on in a host of institutions and countries, mostly targeting the spike protein of the virus. However, the nucleocapsid (N) protein is also extremely abundant and, therefore, a useful target for both vaccine and diagnostic test development. A new study published on the preprint s…

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