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On the News! Folding@home exascale supercomputer finds potential targets for COVID-19 cure

Shall we celebrate a bit? It seems we got a new breakthrough!聽馃槂


"By generating over 100-fold more data than anyone else has access to, we were able to capture events like a dramatic opening of the spike that exposes surfaces one wouldn't otherwise have expected were viable targets. Likewise, we also found opening motions that create novel pockets in many other viral proteins. All these new structural features could be useful drug targets. We're sharing all the data online so that others can use it to understand the virus and develop antivirals in parallel with our own efforts," Bowman said.

Full Article:聽https://www.networkworld.com/article/3587388/foldinghome-exascale-supercomputer-finds-potential-targets-for-covid-19-cure.html

And said study:聽https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.06.27.175430v3

Let's pat ourselves on the back for a job well done.聽

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By generating over 100-fold more data than anyone else has access to

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Ive been focusing my meager points on Covid as well, neat to be apart of something like this - hit 6 million this a.m.!


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