U of A team uncovers new compounds to slow SARS-CoV-2 replication mechanism

Biochemistry professor Joanne Lemieux leads a U of A team that identified promising compounds known as protease inhibitors that interfere with the SARS-CoV-2 virus's ability to replicate — potentially pointing the way to new antiviral treatments that would be more effective with fewer toxic side-effects. (Photo: John Ulan) Biochemistry professor Joanne Lemieux leads a U of A team that identified promising compounds known as protease inhibitors that interfere with the SARS-CoV-2 virus's ability to replicate — potentially pointing the way to new antiviral treatments that would be more effective with fewer toxic side-effects. (Photo: John Ulan)

U of A team uncovers new compounds to slow SARS-CoV-2 replication mechanism

Novel protease inhibitors show promise for developing safer, more effective COVID-19 treatments.

A team of researchers at the University of Alberta has uncovered new antiviral agents that could lead to safer and more effective COVID-19 treatments than other current drugs under development....

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