spike protein Current Affairs, GK & News
The researchers from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research recently showed that apart from spike proteins, the other proteins in the COVID-19 virus such as the Nucleocaspid protein or the N protein also play significant role in transmission (or infectivity) of the virus. Thus, it is not enough to develop antibodies, therapeutic drugs ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The recent infectious wave in the UK, prompting fresh lockdown measures, is associated with a mutant variant of the SARS CoV 2 called N501Y. According to the scientists, mutation of COVID-19 is neither unexpected nor a cause of panic. What is mutation? Mutation occurs due to changes in the genetic sequence of the virus, which ..
Category: International Current Affairs