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Targeting the Shell of the Ebola virus

Submitted by sbnormand on October 22, 2020 - 09:43 AM

Researchers are using supercomputers to simulate the inner workings of Ebola (as well as COVID-19), looking at how molecules move, atom by atom, to carry out their functions. The research has revealed structural features of the Ebola virus's protein shell, providing therapeutic targets to destabilize the virus and knock it out with an antiviral treatment.

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Science Daily

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University of Delaware