TWiV discusses the finding that the envelope (E) protein of SARS-CoV-2 is sensed by toll-like receptor 2 on cells, leading to the production of inflammatory cytokines that cause damage to cells and tissues in COVID-19.
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Links for this episode
- ASV vaccine town halls
- Michelson Prizes
- FDA authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech mRNA vaccine for adolescents (FDA)
- TLR2 senses SARS-CoV-2 E protein (Nat Imm)
- Review on CoV E protein (Virology J)
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