New research indicates Covid-19 strongly gets into the brain

    New research indicates Covid-19 strongly gets into the brain

    Researchers believed now that there was ever more evidence of neurological symptoms, such as brain fog and nausea, for people with Covid-19.

    The study, published in Nature Neuroscience journal, showed that the spike protein, sometimes described as the virus’ red arms, would cross the blood-brain barrier in mice.

    New research indicates Covid-19 strongly gets into the brain

    This clearly indicates that the source of Covid-19 may be SARS-CoV-2 in the brain.

    The virus is basically the same as the binding protein,” said lead author William A Banks from Washington University in the United States. “These are the same as the virus’ binding proteins. “This is the S1 protein.

    Banks also reported that binding proteins like S1 normally inflict damage through isolation and inflammation from the virus by themselves.

    “The S1 protein likely causes the brain to release cytokines and inflammatory products,” he said.

    The severe inflammation caused by the infection of Covid-19 is known as the cytokine storm in science.

    The immune system responds too much in its effort to destroy the invading virus after it sees the virus and its proteins. Brain fog, exhaustion, and other neurological symptoms persist with the infected person.

    This reaction with the HIV virus was observed by the study team to see whether the same happened with SARS CoV-2.

    The S1 protein in SARS-CoV2 was said to be similar to that of the GP 120 protein in HIV-1.

    They are glycoproteins – proteins with several sugars that bind to the other receptor. they are typical of proteins.

    All these proteins are used for grabbing on other receptors as weapons and hands for their viruses. S1 is likely to be poisonous to brain tissues as well as cross the blood-brain barrier as gp120.

    “It was like deja vu,” said Banks, who experimented closely with the blood-brain firewall, HIV-1, gp120.

    The Banks laboratory is researching Alzheimer’s blood-brain barrier, obesity, diabetes, and HIV. But the studies on the S1 protein began in April, with all fifteen people in the lab.

    The analysis was able to describe much of the Covid-19 complexities. Raber said transferring S1 to the olfactory bulb and kidney of men faster than of women was in her studies.

    This discovery may contribute to the increased vulnerability of men to the extreme effects of Covid-19.

    New research indicates Covid-19 strongly gets into the brain

    Rajat Singh
    A Bioinformatics Masters degree from the G.N Khalsa Science and Commerce College (Mumbai). Blogger by choice and an enthusiastic person with a technical background and passion.

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