Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 6

COVID-19 Variants: Molecular Insight into Mutations

Nikku Yadav1*, Suman Bala2, Charu Rai3, Lovnish Thakur4 and Nidhi Yadav5

1Assistant Professor (Clinical Research), Department of Community Medicine, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Uttarakhand, India

2Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Uttarakhand, India

3Independent Researcher, M.Sc. Biotechnology from Apeejay Stya University, India

4Junior Research Fellow, NGIVD, BSC BioNest Bio-Incubator NCR Biotech Science Cluster, NCR Delhi, India

5Junior Research Fellow, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Uttarakhand, India

*Corresponding Author: Nikku Yadav, Assistant Professor (Clinical Research), Department of Community Medicine, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Uttarakhand, India.

Received: April 27, 2022; Published: May 12, 2022


The purpose of this study was to summarize the knowledge available on mutations in SARS Cov-2 variants which can help in understanding the mutation pattern and to aid new drug development. Further, we have tried to gather the information available regarding the latent variants i.e. Omicron and IHU variants. So, for this, we have used databases like GISAID and Next strain to get the mutation information. And we have also done a sequence similarity search of emerging variants with the Wuhan reference strains. Also, we have discussed the latest WHO guidelines that need to be followed to tackle this 3rd wave of Covid-19.

Keywords:Mutations; SARS Cov-2 Variants; Doubling Time; Spike Structure


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Citation: Nikku Yadav., et al. “COVID-19 Variants: Molecular Insight into Mutations". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.6 (2022): 08-17.


Copyright: © 2022 Nikku Yadav., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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