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Drug target to tackle COVID-19 inflammatory processes identified

Publicado em 02 dezembro 2020
Researchers have demonstrated that an immune mechanism known as the inflammasome participates in the activation of the inflammatory process that can damage several organs and even lead to death during infection from SARS-CoV-2 , the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. The study was conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. According to the authors, the findings support the use of inflammasome activation as a marker of disease prognosis and as a potential therapeutic [...]