Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

New coronavirus variant: here is what scientists know about B1525

By Sharon Peacock, Director, COVID-19 genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK) and Professor of Public Health & Microbiology, University of Cambridge
Share this article
A coronavirus variant called B1525 has become one of the most recent additions to the global variant watch list and has been included in the list of variants under investigation by Public Health England.

Scientists are keeping a watchful eye on this variant because it has several mutations in the gene that makes the spike protein – the part of the virus that latches onto human cells. These changes include the presence of the increasingly well-known mutation…


Read complete article

© The Conversation -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter