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sars-cov-2

  1. Cipher

    SARS-CoV-2's exploitation of the EMMPRIN-receptor and potential inhibitors

    It seems like the SARS-CoV-2 virus can invade host cells not only via the ACE2 receptor, but also via a receptor called CD147. [1] This receptor is also called "extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer" (EMMPRIN) or Basigin. [2] EMMPRIN/CD147 induces the production of matrix...
  2. Cipher

    The potential of Ambroxol in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19

    A short introduction to Ambroxol: Ambroxol is indicated as "secretolytic therapy in bronchopulmonary diseases associated with abnormal mucus secretion and impaired mucus transport. It promotes mucus clearance, facilitates expectoration and eases productive cough, allowing patients to breathe...