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Covid-19: Japan scientists discover a new defense mechanism for SARS-CoV-2

Scientists from Hokkaido University in Japan have discovered a novel defensive response to SARS-CoV-2 or Covid-19 that involves the viral pattern recognition receptor RIG-I. Upregulating expression of this protein could strengthen the immune response in COPD patients. In the 18 months since the first report of COVID-19 and the spread of the pandemic, there has been a large amount of ...

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