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De-fusing COVID-19

Released Sunday, 11th April 2021
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TWiV reviews a drug screen for inhibitors of syncytium formation, the fusing of cells caused by SARS-CoV-2, which reveals that the process is regulated by a calcium-activated ion channel and scramblase that is inhibited by the anti-parasite drug Niclosamide.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker
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