This Molecule Can Combat the Common Cold Virus

The molecule (yellow) blocks human NMT (blue), essential for the virus to assemble the capsid ‘shell’that encloses its RNA genome (green). (Credit: Imperial College London)

Researchers have lab-tested a molecule that can combat the common cold virus by preventing it from hijacking human cells.

 


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