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Molecule Prevents Common Cold Virus from Hijacking Human Cells

News   May 15, 2018 | Original story from Imperial College London

 
Molecule Prevents Common Cold Virus from Hijacking Human Cells

The novel molecule IMP-1088 (yellow) blocks human NMT (blue), a protein essential for the cold virus to assemble the geometric capsid 'shell' which encloses its RNA genome (green). Credit: Imperial College London

 
 
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