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Hot Topics: SARS-CoV-2 and the truncated ACE-2 variant

ACE2 (Guide to Pharmacology Target id: 1614) normally functions as an enzyme metabolising peptides that regulate the cardiovascular system. As is well known though, it has recently gained additional scientific fame by also acting as a receptor for SARS-CoV-2. This study [1] compared

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Hot Topics: A brief update on coronaviruses

The new respiratory coronavirus from Wuhan in China is causing intense research activity in the world. Viruses are evidently associated with respiratory infections ranging in severity from the common cold to pneumonia and death

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