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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...


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