ACE2

  • Study reveals why Covid-19 virus impacts patients differently
    Toronto, August 14 (IANS): Previously scientists have determined that entry of SARS-CoV-2 into cells occurs through a receptor on the cell surface, known as ACE2 but a new study has found that the ACE2 receptor is at very low levels in human lung tissue. Researchers at McMaster University (MU) and the University of Waterloo in Canada are searching for how the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects the lungs - and they're challenging what has become an accepted truth about the virus. "