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SARS-CoV-2 spike D614G variant exhibits enhanced replication and transmissibility – News-Medical.Net

A team of scientists from Switzerland, Germany, and the USA has demonstrated that the S-614G variant can easily bind to the human angiotensin-converting enzyme…

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Nearly 11 months into the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, scientists have unveiled much information about the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus, which has infected over 46 million people, has evolved, and the D614G substitution in the spike (S) protein emerged.  This mutation is now the predominant circulating variant (S-614G) of the pandemic.
A team of scientists from Switzerland, Germany, and the USA has demonstrated that the S-614G variant has enhanced…

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