News Articles


New findings on enzymes with an important role for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Screenshot 2020-07-30 at 15.56.25.png

Researchers within the HPA have described the presence of the enzyme ACE2 in the entire human body, which is suggested to be the key protein used by the SARS-CoV-2 virus for host cell entry and development of the disease COVID-19. In contrast to previous studies, the study shows that none or only very low levels of ACE2 protein is present in the normal respiratory system. The results are presented in Molecular Systems Biology...Read more


Movie of the Month - Insulin

insulin.png

The HPA team plans to release a series of "Movie of the month" during 2020. These movies are based on the Human Protein Atlas program, including antibody-based 3D profiling of tissues using light sheet microscopy performed by Dr Csaba Adori at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm...Read more


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

Screenshot 2020-04-03 at 15.39.47.png

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

Covid19.png

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


HUTER - a single-cell spatial reference map of the human uterus

group picture HUTER KICK OFF (002).jpg

In a new international project - the Human Uterus Cell Atlas (HUTER) - researchers from the Human Protein Atlas and three other European countries will create a single-cell and spatial reference map of the human uterus. The HUTER project has been funded 4 million Euro from the European Union program H2020, and will run for two years (2020-2021)...Read more


Upcoming Events


FEBS Practical and Lecture Course

May 30, 2021 - June 4, 2021

FEBS Practical and Lecture Course - A summer school aimed at graduate students, post-docs, and young independent investigators who want to learn about new techniques to explore the proteins encoded by the human genome.

News article