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Priming protease Furin

SARS-Cov-2 differs from closely related coronaviruses (including SARS-Cov) in the sequence of its spike protein, among other differences.

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09 Apr 2020

ACE2 versus TMPRSS2

To infect human cells, the SARS-CoV-2 receptor requires the presence of at least the ACE2 receptor (angiotensin-converting enzyme 2) and of the priming protease TMPRSS2 (transmembrane serine protease 2).

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Tissue expression of ACE2

COVID-19 is not only a respiratory disease, it affects multiple organs and also the immune system.