Coronavirus capping and its impact on the host metabolism

Project Leader:
Monica Rosas Lemus

Project Reporter: NIH

Project Type: Primary


SARS-CoV-2 caused the COVID-19 pandemic and millions of deaths worldwide. Although vaccines were developed in record time, the natural cycle of immunity is short and the rise of new variants complicates the development of herd immunity. New drugs have been proposed as antivirals however, it is known that viruses also develop drug resistance. Therefore, it is necessary to find new therapeutic targets to cope with SARS-CoV-2 and new zoonotic coronaviruses to prevent new pandemics and another global health crisis.