The first study of SARS-CoV-2 virus


The AQVN/EIIP study of SARS-CoV-2 virus


The first ever published article on SARS-CoV-2

Use of the informational spectrum methodology for rapid biological analysis of the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV: prediction of potential receptor, natural reservoir, tropism and therapeutic/vaccine target.

Veljkovic V, Vergara-Alert J, Segales J, Paessler S.
F1000Res. 2020 Jan 27;9:52.

Input data in this analysis were ONLY the nucleotide sequence of SARS-CoV-2 and the atomic numbers from Mendeleev’s Periodic Table.

In this article:

  1. For the first time, the ACE2 protein has been proposed as a receptor for the SARS-CoV-2 virus,  
  2. Actin-mediated cell-to-cell transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has been suggested.