A Potential Basis for a Cure for Coronavirus Found
Summary: The compound Salen effectively binds to a number of SARS_CoV_2, the virus that causes COVID-19, proteins. The findings pave the way for developing new therapeutics to fight coronavirus.
Source: URAL Federal University
Researchers found out that salen is able effectively bind a number of proteins of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Scientists used the method of molecular docking and discovered, that salen shows activity to the non-structural protein nsp14, which prevents the destruction of the virus.
The new finding can be …