Tag: human cells

Innovation, Research

Research advances knowledge of the battle between viruses and human cells

February 18, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

In the long-term battle between a herpesvirus and its human host, a University of Massachusetts virologist and her team of students have identified some human RNA able to resist the viral takeover — and the mechanism by which that occurs. […]

Innovation, Research

Antiviral compound blocks SARS-CoV-2 from entering cells

October 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a chemical compound that interferes with a key feature of many viruses that allows the viruses to invade human cells. The compound, called MM3122, was studied in cells […]

Innovation, Research

Study: Small neutralizing antibody can block SARS-CoV-2 from entering human cells

September 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a small neutralizing antibody, a so-called nanobody, that has the capacity to block SARS-CoV-2 from entering human cells. The researchers believe this nanobody has the potential to be developed as an antiviral […]