IN THE BOXING RING WITH COVID-19: How do we fight a virus?

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Grace En Xie1 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic is the ongoing battle between humans and the virus SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 attacks by infiltrating the human body, causing mild to deadly effects. The virus spreads through human transmission into the lungs, activating the immune system to help or harm. People around the world have worked to reduce SARS-CoV-2’s […]

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The Role of Replicase Polyprotein 1ab in SARS-CoV-2 and the Analysis of its Cleavage Sites

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Abstract The 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has caused a major pandemic affecting millions of people. The virus is a beta coronavirus and is closely related to the MERS and other SARS viruses. Replicase Polyprotein 1ab is the key polyprotein which is vital for virus replication as it contains the key proteinases that are responsible for […]