Unlocking capacities of genomics for the COVID-19 response and future pandemics

Sergey Knyazev, Karishma Chhugani, Varuni Sarwal, Ram Ayyala, Harman Singh, Smruthi Karel O. Wertheim, Braden T. Tierney, Charles Y. Chiu, Ren Sun, Aiping Wu, Malak S. Abedalthagafi, Victoria M. Pak, Shivashankar H. Nagaraj, Adam L. Smith, Pavel Skums, Bogdan Pasaniuc, Andrey Komissarov, Serghei Mangul  Nature Methods volume 19, pages374–380 (2022) Cite this article 9048 Accesses,17 Citations, 41 Altmetric, Metrics details During the COVID-19 pandemic, genomics and bioinformatics have emerged as essential public health tools. The genomic data acquired […]

Whole genome sequencing reveals host factors underlying critical Covid-19

Authors: Athanasios Kousathanas, Erola Pairo-Castineira, J. Kenneth BaillieArticle Published: 07 March 2022 nature  articles  article We are providing an unedited version of this manuscript to give early access to its findings. Before final publication, the manuscript will undergo further editing. Please note there may be errors present which affect the content, and all legal disclaimers apply. Abstract Critical Covid-19 is […]

Close relatives of MERS-CoV in bats use ACE2 as their functional receptors

Authors: Qing Xiong,  View ORCID , , ei Cao,  Chengbao Ma,  Chen Liu, Junyu Si,  Peng Liu,  Mengxue Gu,  Chunli Wang, Lulu Shi, Fei Tong, Meiling Huang, Jing Li, Chufeng Zhao,  Chao Shen,   Yu Chen,   Huabin Zhao,  Ke Lan,  Xiangxi Wang,  Huan Yan Summary Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and several bat coronaviruses employ Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP4) as their functional receptors1–4. However, the receptor for NeoCoV, the closest MERS-CoV relative yet discovered in bats, remains enigmatic5. In this study, we unexpectedly found that […]


OC43 Non-structural protein 2a NCBI Protein Q80872 Taxonomy Human coronavirus OC43 Dates Modify2021-08-11Create2017-04-15 UniProt 1Names and Identifiers 1.1Synonyms Non-structural protein 2a ns2a 32 kDa accessory protein 32 kDa non-structural protein ns2UniProt 1.2Other Identifiers 1.2.1UniProt ID Q80872UniProt 2Sequence >sp|Q80872|NS2A_CVHOC Non-structural protein 2a (Run BLAST) MAVAYADKPNHFINFPLTHFQGFVLNYKGLQFQILDEGVDCKIQTAPHISLTMLDIQPEDYKSVDVAIQEVIDDMHWGDGFQIKFENPHILGRCIVLDVKGVEELHDDLVNYIRDKGCVADQSRKWIGHCTIAQLTDAALSIKENVDFINSMQFNYKITINPSSPARLEIVKLGAEKKDGFYETIVSHWMGIRFEYTSPTDKLAMIMGYCCLDVVRKELEEGDLPENDDDAWFKLSYHYENNSWFFRHVYRKSFHFRKACQNLDCNCLGFYESPVEEDNCBI Protein For More Information: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/protein/Q80872