Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Short Communication Volume 4 Issue 2

Mutation: In spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 Variant

Jitendra Kumar1, Gautam Bhatia2, Arpeeta Mazumdar3, Maneesh Baghai4 and Ashok Rattan5*

1Scientist, Molecular Biology, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India
2Consultant Pathologist, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India
3Consultant Microbiologist, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India
4Director, Regional Reference Laboratory, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India
5Advisor, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India

*Corresponding Author: Ashok Rattan, Advisor, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India.

Received: December 30, 2020; Published: January 22, 2021

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On 31st December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) documented a novel coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2) [1]. The pilot case started from Wuhan, China and got spread globally via transmission through the person to person contact. Coronavirus is a single stranded RNA virus. Its length is 26 to 36 kilo-bases. As per nomenclature, it belongs to subfamily Coronavirinae, family Coronaviridae, order Nidovirales. On the basis of genomic and serological changes, Alphacoronavirus, Betacoronavirus, Gammacoronavirus and Deltacoronavirus are the four major genera of subfamily Coronavirinae.

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Citation

Citation: Ashok Rattan., et al. “Mutation: In spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 Variant”.Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.2 (2021): 51-53.




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