SARS-CoV-2 open reading frame 3c protein found to be targeted selectively to mitochondria

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers presented a functional analysis of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) open reading frame 3c (ORF3c) protein. Study: The SARS-CoV-2 protein ORF3c is a mitochondrial modulator of innate immunity. Image Credit: Corona Borealis Studio/Shutterstock Background The genome of SARS-CoV-2 encodes a wide … Read more