COVID-19

April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has crystallized the urgent need for therapeutics to better prevent transmission in human populations. Viruses are not living, so they cannot reproduce on their own — they rely on host cells to get the energy, enzymes, and precursors they need to produce the proteins necessary to replicate.

April 20, 2020

Coronaviruses infect humans by binding to specific proteins, known as receptors, on human cell surfaces.

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