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Tweak to N Protein Makes Delta Variant More Infectious
Using a novel lab technique, researchers identified a mutation that allows the virus to insert more genetic material into host cells.
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Tweak to N Protein Makes Delta Variant More Infectious
Tweak to N Protein Makes Delta Variant More Infectious

Using a novel lab technique, researchers identified a mutation that allows the virus to insert more genetic material into host cells.

Using a novel lab technique, researchers identified a mutation that allows the virus to insert more genetic material into host cells.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, DIEGOIOPPOLO
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Differences in Antibody Responses Linked to COVID-19 Outcomes
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 18, 2020
In a small study of patients hospitalized due to SARS-CoV-2 infection, researchers report distinct early differences between the antibody responses of patients who recovered and those who died, possibly paving the way for a tool to predict disease prognosis.