Ion channels may be the Achilles’ heel of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with research emerging from Israel that identified eight already-approved compounds that inhibit the activity of the E-protein channels in the virus’ membrane.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine identified a protein – known as factor D – that appears essential to the inflammatory process of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.

New Membrane Uses Pressure to Help Solve Bioprocess Waste Problem Published: JulY 23, 2020 By Gail Dutton BioSpace   A new membrane filtration method could solve the problem of the excessive bioprocessing wastes that many say is a prime impediment to manufacturing pharmaceuticalsin the United States. This organic solvent nanofiltration (NSF) method uses pressure rather […]