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Peptide therapies could disable coronavirus’ spike proteins

Researchers in the Peptide Synthesis Core
Suvendu Biswas and Mark Karver in SQI's Peptide Synthesis Core Facility.

SQI investigators are collaborating with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop new peptide therapies for targeting and disabling the coronavirus’ so-called “spike proteins," which attach to and infect healthy cells. SQI scientists involved in the project include SQI director Samuel Stupp, Peptide Synthesis Core director Mark Karver, assistant core scientist Suvendu Biswas, and Ruomeng Qiu, a graduate student in the Stupp group. Read the full story.

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