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A new molecular gateway for the coronavirus – AlKhaleej Today

A new molecular gateway for the coronavirus

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A major biochemical study reports that neuropilin-1, a receptor expressed on the surface of several types of cells, facilitates infection with the coronavirus and could therefore represent an interesting new therapeutic target for the development of drugs against COVID-19.
In order to infect human cells, the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 responsible for COVID-19 must first attach to their surface, which subsequently allows it to enter the cells and leave. reproduce there.
Understanding the biochemical…

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