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SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus and immune cells on pink background.

Different immune responses identified in patients with COVID-19

Researchers identify differences in immune response in asymptomatic COVID-19 cases compared to those with severe…

By Oana Stroe

Science

An artistic impression of a virus in the centre, surrounded by elements relating to the COVID-19 pandemic

Combating emerging infectious diseases: lessons from COVID-19

EMBL and Portugal are bringing together leading scientists to highlight the role of fundamental research in tackling infectious…

By Edward Prior

Events

Black-and-white sphere with coronavirus spike protein structures and a two-layered ring of virus membrane superimposed.

Variations on a spike

What does coronavirus’s spike protein look like in 3D? EMBL scientists and colleagues used cryo-electron tomography and molecular dynamics…

By Marius Bruer

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Data sharing in Latin America

The value of open data for Latin American science

Scientists from the CABANA project explore how open data is benefiting global research…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

ChEMBL used for COVID-19 drug discovery

Repurposing drugs to manage COVID-19 progression

Researchers use large-scale human genetic studies to identify drug targets important for managing COVID-19 in its early…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Microscopy images of coronavirus-infected cells in blue and red, arranged on a clockface. Illustrations of virus particles.

Finding coronavirus’s helper proteins

A team of EMBL scientists and colleagues have analysed how the novel coronavirus affects proteins in human cells. They identified several human…

By Marius Bruer

Science

An artistic representation of how bioinformatics allows study of the SARS-CoV-2 infection process. On the left, coronaviruses are approaching a human face contour. On the right, protein structures and a network of connections represent bioinformatic analysis.

Protein sequences provide clues to how SARS-CoV-2 infects cells

Researchers at EMBL Heidelberg have identified sequences in human proteins that might be used by SARS-CoV-2 to infect cells. They have discovered…

By Dorota Badowska

Science

Illustration showing open padlock to symbolise opening up SARS-CoV-2 data

Show your support for open COVID-19 data

Open letter galvanises life science community in support of open COVID-19…

By Oana Stroe

Lab Matters

B.1.1.7 coronavirus lineage in UK

Insights into the new B.1.1.7 coronavirus lineage

A new lineage of coronavirus was first identified in the UK, but why is it spreading much more rapidly within the…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

The SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 lineage

A note on the coronavirus variant B.1.1.7, which has first been described in the U.K. and has spread to 57 countries. The note summarises…

By Guest author(s)

Science

The image shows the beamline P12 at EMBL Hamburg. In the centre, several cylindrical elements are connected into a pipe-like structure. In the front, it is connected to a white box-shaped device, and several smaller devices and cables visible around. There is also a grid visible around the beamline.

EMBL facilities support development of RNA vaccines

Biotechnology company BioNTech and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz conduct collaborative research with EMBL scientists at the beamline P12 in…

By Dorota Badowska

Science

Tube-like structures of a cell at sub-cellular level in red and grey.

Replication cycle of SARS-CoV-2 in 3D

Researchers have studied SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells and obtained detailed insights into the alterations induced in infected cells. This…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

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