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Coronavirus Germany: Frankfurt University researchers find compounds that slow or stop COVID-19 virus reproduction

Coronavirus Germany: Frankfurt University researchers find compounds that slow or stop COVID-19 virus reproduction.

Frankfurt researchers discover potential targets for COVID-19 therapy

(Goethe University Frankfurt) A team of biochemists and virologists at Goethe University and the Frankfurt University Hospital were able to observe how human cells change upon infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19 in people. The scientists tested a series of compounds in laboratory models and found some which slowed down or stopped virus reproduction. These results now enable the search for an active substance to be narrowed down to a small number of already approved drugs.

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