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What is the role of human protein ACE2 for SARS-CoV-2 infection of the human lung?

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Today, an article was published in bioRxiv (Hikmet et al) describing the presence in the human body of the enzyme Angiotensin I converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), previously proposed to be the main target for coronavirus attachment to the surface of human cells...Read more


HPA in the fight against Covid-19

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The Human Protein Atlas (HPA) consortium is engaged in the corona epidemic in various ways to aid in the fight against the health consequences of this pandemic outbreak...Read more


The map of human metabolism published in Science Signaling

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Today, the paper describing the Metabolic Atlas (metabolicatlas.org) was published in the journal Science Signaling. The metabolic map, also partly incorporated into the Human Protein Atlas, enables exploration of the most extensive mapping of human metabolism to date. Biochemical information and connectivity for thousands of reactions, compounds, and genes comprising human metabolism is presented with hundreds of interactive 2D and 3D maps...Read more


An atlas of the protein-coding genes in the human, pig and mouse brain

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Published today in the journal Science, the Brain Atlas resource is the latest database to be released by the Human Protein Atlas program. The brain is the most complex organ of our body both in structure and function, and a dedicated brain atlas has therefore been created combining data from the human brain with corresponding information about the brain of pig and mouse...Read more


Immune cell map arms researchers with new tool to fight deadly diseases

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The article "A genome-wide transcriptomic analysis of protein-coding genes in human blood cells" is published in the journal Science on December 19...Read more


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