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How infection by SARS-CoV-2 can lead to kidney disorders

Publicado em 05 outubro 2021
A review article published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology by researchers affiliated with the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) in Brazil discusses the mechanisms whereby SARS-CoV-2 damages the kidneys, potentially serving as a basis for further research in pursuit of treatments to prevent severe renal problems and even chronic kidney disease in COVID-19 patients. The study shows that interaction with angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) not only enables the virus to [...]