Journal article

Current concepts in the development of therapeutics against human and animal coronavirus diseases by targeting NP.

Yeu-Yang Tseng, Guan-Ru Liao, Abigail Lien, Wei-Li Hsu

Comput Struct Biotechnol J | Published : 2021

Abstract

The coronavirus (CoV) infects a broad range of hosts including humans as well as a variety of animals. It has gained overwhelming concerns since the emergence of deadly human coronaviruses (HCoVs), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in 2003, followed by Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in 2015. Very recently, special attention has been paid to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 due to its high mobility and mortality. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, despite vast research efforts, the effective pharmaceutical interventions are still not available for clinical uses. Both expanded knowledge on structure insights and..

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