Using the method of transcriptomics, American biologists have established what set of proteins each pair of salivary glands produces and what function they perform as part of saliva.Read more
A group of American scientists concluded that the coronavirus reproduces most easily in the mouth, according to a Preprint of an article published on the medRxiv portal.Read more
Scientists have identified more than 300 proteins produced by the infected cell that interact with the above viruses. At the same time, the number of viral particles in the human body is affected by less — about 20.
Among them is the Tom70 receptor protein, which is involved in the movement of protein molecules from the cytosol to the mitochondria and the activation of mitochondrial signaling proteins. Thus, Tom70 helps coronaviruses, but when interacting with the coronavirus Orf9b gene, this enzyme can be used as a drug target for broad-spectrum antiviral drugs, the researchers note.
Meghan Markle took part in the virtual summit of the most influential women of the next generation, which is organized by Fortune.Read more
Apple presented new models of the iPhone smartphone at a presentation in the United States. The line of devices includes iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.Read more
Muscle pain, fatigue, and blisters on the legs may indicate infection with the coronavirus.Read more
The number of coronavirus victims in the world has exceeded one million, according to Johns Hopkins University.Read more
Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in an interview with Fox News that the coronavirus pandemic is likely to end in 2022.Read more
The British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, together with the University of Oxford, has resumed clinical trials of a vaccine against coronavirus infection.Read more
Shares of electric car maker Tesla lost one-fifth of their value on Tuesday in a volatile market.Read more