The new coronavirus

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A limited selection of recent publications in high impact journals to which researchers at KI have contributed.

Personalized care the way forward to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes
Metabolic Consequences of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Balancing Genes and Environment for Personalized Care, Nicolas J. Pillon et al, Cell, March 2021.

Neandertal protein variant may protect Europeans against COVID-19
A Neanderthal OAS1 isoform protects individuals of European ancestry against COVID-19 susceptibility and severity, Hugo Zeberg et al, Nature Medicine, February 2021.

Severe COVID-19 more common in patients with collagenous colitis
Association Between Collagenous and Lymphocytic Colitis and Risk of Severe COVID-19, Hamed Khalili et al, Gastroenterology, February 2021.

The anticoagulant heparin also has an anti-inflammatory effect
Heparin prevents caspase-11-dependent septic lethality independent of anticoagulant properties, Ulf Andersson et al, Immunity, February 2021.

Study uncovers novel features controlling gene expression in inflammatory macrophages
The corepressors GPS2 and SMRT control enhancer and silencer remodeling via eRNA transcription during inflammatory activation of macrophages, Zhiqiang Huang et al, Molecular Cell, January 2021.

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