Compounds from medicinal mushrooms may be our future weapon against SARS-CoV-2

By | August 25, 2021
Certain steroid-like compounds from Taiwan’s endemic medicinal mushrooms (known as antcins) may inhibit a host cell receptor for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and, thus, prevent viral infection and subsequent development of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), reports a new study published in the MDPI’s journal Plants.