The coronavirus

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

Tumour DNA in blood accumulates in exosomes
Extracellular vesicles are the primary source of blood-borne tumour-derived mutant KRAS DNA early in pancreatic cancer, Daniel W. Hagey et al, Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, October 2021

Defective gene on the X chromosome behind severe COVID-19 in men
X-linked recessive TLR7 deficiency in ~1% of men under 60 years old with life-threatening COVID-19, Asano T et al, Science Immunology, August 2021

Autoantibodies against type I interferons may explain 20% of COVID-19 related deaths
Autoantibodies neutralizing type I IFNs are present in ~4% of uninfected individuals over 70 years old and account for ~20% of COVID-19 deaths, Bastard P et al, Science Immunology, August 2021

Lectins may reduce SARS-CoV-2 variants infectivity
Identification of lectin receptors for conserved SARS-CoV-2 glycosylation sites, Mirazimi A et al, EMBO Journal, augusti 2021

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