Scientists at the University of Tübingen in Germany have discovered an enzyme that can affect the spread of coronavirus infection in the human body.
This was reported by the portal Mercury.
Experts have found that the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the lungs, using a computer model, forces the virus’s cells to secrete special substances that help it enter.
Experts have found that the enzyme quanilatkinasa 1 (GK1) is especially valuable for the virus. After scientists “removed” it from the body, the proliferation of SARS-CoV-2 stopped.
Experts are confident that the findings will be important for the development and improvement of a drug for the treatment of COVID-19.