Protein engineering

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Protein engineering

COVID19 protein-protein wars: designing agents to block infection

The robustness, low cost and ease of production of monobodies and nanobodies make them attractive therapeutic candidates for COVID19. High stability solves the need for cold-chain storage, and offers other routes of administration such as aerosols, which could be attractive for respiratory diseases.…

Vaccines

SARS-CoV-2: structures light the path to vaccines and treatment

Shape of the viral spike revealedTo gain entry into human cells, the SARS-CoV-2 virus uses a “spike” on its surface, that recognizes receptors on human cells.…