Study: Often overlooked, molecules called glycans regulate COVID-19 spike protein function | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

BUFFALO, N.Y. — If you’re an avid reader of science news, you’ve probably heard of viral proteins such as the COVID-19 spike protein. Lesser known, perhaps, in the anatomy of viruses are a class of molecules called glycans. But these are important, too. Glycans are complex carbohydrates that decorate the…

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