Richard joins TWiV to discuss the SARS-CoV-2 antiviral drug Molnupiravir , including how it was discovered, its mechanism of action, whether it is a mutagen for cells, and the future of drugs for treatment of COVID-19.
Guest: Richard Plemper
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- Richard on TWiV 636 1:25
- Molnupiravir in ferrets (Nat Micro) 1:52
- Oral prodrug of Remdesivir in ferrets (Nat Commun) 52:13
- Letters read on TWiV 888 1:06:37
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