Molecular Mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2
- At least college level biology
This is definitely for people with a background in science who want a deeper dive into the mechanisms underlying SARS-CoV2.
By the end of this course, you will be able to
•Describe the emergence and origins of COVID-19
•Review the role of ACE2 in SARS-CoV-2 cell entry
•Discuss how SARS CoV-2 and ACE2 mechanisms relate to COVID-19 pathology
Content created by Morgan Meissner, PhD, Daniel Keiffenheim, PhD, who are medical writers with backgrounds in molecular biology. Compiled and narrated by Emma Hitt Nichols, PhD.
- People with a background in science or health
- Origins and Emergence02:33
- Isolate Diversity02:17
- Mechanism of Cell Entry02:29
- The Spike Protein02:41
- Viral Replication03:59
- Renin Angiotensin System02:00
- ACE2 Activity01:42
- Therapeutic Targets10:10
- Cytokine Stoem01:08
- Antibody Response01:44
- Antibody Based Diagnostics01:33
Emma Nichols, PhD, is a long time writer specializing in medical topics. While working in a lab earning her PhD in molecular biology, she realized she would much rather write about science than "do" science and has been a medical writer ever since. She has a passion for teaching people about medical writing and communicating all things medical.