COVID-19 and the small intestine

@article{Bakharev2021COVID19AT,
  title={COVID-19 and the small intestine},
  author={Sergei D. Bakharev and Elena V. Baulo and Svetlana V. Bykova and Saria R. Dbar and Asfold I. Parfenov},
  journal={Terapevticheskii Arkhiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={93},
  pages={343-347}
}
The SARS-CoV-2 virus enters the body through the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE-2), which is the entry point of the virus into the cell The most dense fabric of ACE-2 is the lungs The small intestine also contains large amounts of ACE-2 in the enterocyte membrane and is often involved in this process Intestinal symptoms can appear at different stages of the disease The review describes the mechanisms of interaction of SARS-CoV-2 with enterocytes, the fecal-oral route of infection… 
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