U of A lab uncovers new mechanism of action against SARS-CoV-2 by antiviral drug remdesivir

Remdesivir U of A virologist Matthias Götte was part of a research team that discovered a second way the antiviral drug remdesivir works against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Götte says understanding how the drug works is key to developing further treatments against the virus. (Photo: Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry)

U of A lab uncovers new mechanism of action against SARS-CoV-2 by antiviral drug remdesivir

Understanding how the conditionally approved COVID-19 drug works is key to improving treatments, says researcher.

Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a novel, second mechanism of action by the antiviral drug remdesivir against SARS-CoV-2, according to findings published today in the Journal of Biological Chemistry....

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