2020
DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/vjch2
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Jiao-Jiao Zhang, Xin Shen, Yong-Ming Yan, Yan WANG, Yong-Xian Cheng

Abstract: Flavor and spice is largely consumed in food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries. A novel coronavirus, recently named the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first identified in humans in Wuhan China in 2019. This study is to examine whether the flavor components can prevent human from SARS-CoV-2 infection. Given that the druggable antiviral target ACE2 receptor and viral main protease were reported, 169 compounds were screened against these two targets by using autodock vin…

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