In Silico Discovery of Antimicrobial Peptides as an Alternative to Control SARS-CoV-2

  title={In Silico Discovery of Antimicrobial Peptides as an Alternative to Control SARS-CoV-2},
  author={Yamil Liscano and Jos{\'e} O{\~n}ate-Garz{\'o}n and Iv{\'a}n Dar{\'i}o Ocampo-Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez},
A serious pandemic has been caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The interaction between spike surface viral protein (Sgp) and the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) cellular receptor is essential to understand the SARS-CoV-2 infectivity and pathogenicity. Currently, no drugs are available to treat the infection caused by this coronavirus and the use of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) may be a promising alternative therapeutic strategy to control SARS… Expand
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