Evolution patterns of SARS-CoV-2: Snapshot on its genome variants

  title={Evolution patterns of SARS-CoV-2: Snapshot on its genome variants},
  author={M. Giovanetti and F. Benedetti and G. Campisi and A. Ciccozzi and Silvia Fabris and G. Ceccarelli and V. Tambone and A. Caruso and S. Angeletti and D. Zella and M. Ciccozzi},
  journal={Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications},
  pages={88 - 91}
An acute respiratory syndrome (COVID-19), caused by a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) with a high rate of morbidity and elevate mortality, has emerged as one of the most important threats to humankind in the last centuries. Rigorous determination of SARS-CoV-2 infectivity is very difficult owing to the continuous evolution of the virus, with its single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) variants and many lineages. However, it is urgently necessary to study the virus in depth, to understand the… Expand
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