Neurotoxic amyloidogenic peptides in the proteome of SARS-COV2: potential implications for neurological symptoms in COVID-19

Authors : Mirren Charnley, Saba Islam,  Guneet K. Bindra,  Jeremy Engwirda,  Julian Ratcliffe,  Jiangtao Zhou,  Raffaele Mezzenga,  Mark D. Hulett,  Kyunghoon Han,  Joshua T. Berryman & Nicholas P. Reynolds  Nature Communications volume 13, Article number: 3387 (2022)  July 2022 Abstract COVID-19 is primarily known as a respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. However, neurological symptoms such as memory loss, sensory confusion, severe headaches, and […]

Analysis of the Study of the Expression of Apoptosis Markers (CD95) and Intercellular Adhesion Markers (CD54) in Healthy Individuals and Patients Who Underwent COVID-19 When Using the Drug Mercureid

Authors: Sergey N Gusev1*, Velichko LN2, Bogdanova AV2, Khramenko NI2, Konovalova NV2 Published Date: 26-08-2021 Abstract SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen, which is responsible for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has caused unprecedented morbidity and mortality worldwide. Scientific and clinical evidence testifies about long-term COVID-19 effects that can affect many organ systems. Cellular damage, overproduction of proinflammatory cytokines and […]

Cytokeratin 18 cell death assays as biomarkers for quantification of apoptosis and necrosis in COVID-19: a prospective, observational study

Authors: Brandon Michael Henry1, Cheruiyot2, Stefanie W Benoit3,4, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar5,6, Lippi7, Justin Benoit8 Correspondence to Dr Brandon Michael Henry, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Abstract Background The mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 triggers cell damage and necrosis are yet to be fully elucidated. We sought to quantify epithelial cell death in patients with COVID-19, with an estimation of […]

Inflammasome activation at the crux of severe COVID-19

Authors: Setu M. Vora,1,2Judy Lieberman,2,3 and Hao Wu1,2 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), results in life-threatening disease in a minority of patients, especially elderly people and those with co-morbidities such as obesity and diabetes. Severe disease is characterized by dysregulated cytokine release, pneumonia and acute lung injury, which can […]