A comprehensive SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 review, Part 1: Intracellular overdrive for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Academic Article


  • COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has claimed approximately 5 million lives and 257 million cases reported globally. This virus and disease have significantly affected people worldwide, whether directly and/or indirectly, with a virulent pathogen that continues to evolve as we race to learn how to prevent, control, or cure COVID-19. The focus of this review is on the SARS-CoV-2 virus’ mechanism of infection and its proclivity at adapting and restructuring the intracellular environment to support viral replication. We highlight current knowledge and how scientific communities with expertize in viral, cellular, and clinical biology have contributed to increase our understanding of SARS-CoV-2, and how these findings may help explain the widely varied clinical observations of COVID-19 patients.
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    Author List

  • Jamison DA; Anand Narayanan S; Trovão NS; Guarnieri JW; Topper MJ; Moraes-Vieira PM; Zaksas V; Singh KK; Wurtele ES; Beheshti A
  • Start Page

  • 889
  • End Page

  • 898
  • Volume

  • 30
  • Issue

  • 8