Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection


Grantee News
November 20, 2020

New research finds vibrations of the protein spikes on coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, play a crucial part in allowing the virus to penetrate human cells. The findings could help determine how dangerous different strains or mutations of coronaviruses may be, and might point to a new approach to developing treatments. Read more from MIT News.