Daly, Simonetti, Klein et al., published in Science!!
"Neuropilin-1 is a host factor for SARS-CoV-2 infection" reports the discovery of a second receptor for SARS-CoV-2 the causative agent of COVID-19.
↑ The SARS-CoV-2 Spike (green) binding to neuropilin-1 (blue) via the C-end Rule motif (magenta).
Credit: Peter Allen and Ryan Allen (Second Bay Studios)
↑ Socially distanced celebration by first authors Boris, James and Katja on acceptance of our paper.
↑ Image of SARS-CoV-2 Spike bound to ACE2 and neuropilin-1 on the surface of a human cell.
Credit: Peter Allen and Ryan Allen (Second bay Studio)
↑ A great movie narrated by our co-first authors James Daly, Boris Simonetti and Katja Klein describing our breakthrough findings.
↑ Giving the study a "Viral Touch" as Lorena Simon-Gracia and Tambet Teesalu pose in the corridor of their Cancer Biology laboratory at University of Tartu in Estonia.
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to be continued...