Molecular Tweezers As Weapons Against Enveloped Viruses
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Annika is affiliated with Ulm University.

                       

Molecular Tweezers As Weapons Against Enveloped Viruses

Viruses can cause life-threatening infections in humans and spread rapidly over large areas or even globally. Against most viruses no specific treatment or vaccine exists. Moreover, drug development usually lags behind and if at all, develops medication late after a virus has become a problem. Thus, an agent that targets a variety of viruses could be extremely helpful to limit expansion and immediately treat infected people. In order to develop such a broad-spectrum antiviral, one needs to exploit common features...

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