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COVID-19 Research

Publications and Preprint

  1. Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron lineages BA. 4 and BA. 5 in South Africa

  2. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 intra-host recombination during superinfection with Alpha and Epsilon variants in New York City

  3. Recent zoonotic spillover and tropism shift of a Canine Coronavirus is associated with relaxed selection and putative loss of function in NTD subdomain of spike protein

  4. Susceptibility of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants to therapeutic monoclonal antibodies: systematic review and meta-analysis

  5. Coronavirus Resistance Database (CoV-RDB): SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility to monoclonal antibodies, convalescent plasma, and plasma from vaccinated persons

  6. Waiting for the truth: is reluctance in accepting an early origin hypothesis for SARS-CoV-2 delaying our understanding of viral emergence?

  7. Rapid epidemic expansion of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant in southern Africa

  8. Predicting the mutational drivers of future SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

  9. Exploring the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2 in the light of recombination

  10. RASCL: Rapid Assessment Of SARS-CoV-2 Clades Through Molecular Sequence Analysis

  11. Capturing intrahost recombination of SARS-CoV-2 during superinfection with Alpha and Epsilon variants in New York City

  12. The biological and clinical significance of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants

  13. Ready-to-use public infrastructure for global SARS-CoV-2 monitoring

  14. The emergence and ongoing convergent evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 N501Y lineages

  15. Molecular evidence for SARS-CoV-2 in samples collected from patients with Morbilliform eruptions since late summer 2019 in Lombardy, Northern Italy

  16. An evolutionary portrait of the progenitor SARS-CoV-2 and its dominant offshoots in COVID-19 pandemic

  17. HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2: Patterns in the evolution of two pandemic pathogens

  18. Genomics and epidemiology of the P. 1 SARS-CoV-2 lineage in Manaus, Brazil

  19. Detection of a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern in South Africa

  20. Freely accessible ready to use global infrastructure for SARS-CoV-2 monitoring

  21. Natural selection in the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in bats created a generalist virus and highly capable human pathogen

  22. Emergence of a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern with mutations in spike glycoprotein

  23. Stepwise evolution and exceptional conservation of ORF1a/b overlap in coronaviruses

  24. Selection analysis identifies clusters of unusual mutational changes in Omicron lineage BA. 1 that likely impact Spike function

  25. Genomics and epidemiology of a novel SARS-CoV-2 lineage in Manaus

  26. Conserved recombination patterns across coronavirus subgenera

  27. Multiple recombination events and strong purifying selection at the origin of SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein increased correlated dynamic movements

  28. Identification of site-specific evolutionary trajectories shared across human betacoronaviruses

  29. Viral CpG deficiency provides no evidence that dogs were intermediate hosts for SARS-CoV-2

  30. Sampling bias and incorrect rooting make phylogenetic network tracing of SARS-COV-2 infections unreliable

  31. Evidence of significant natural selection in the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in bats, not humans

  32. Natural selection in the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in bats, not humans, created a highly capable human pathogen

  33. Recombination and purifying selection preserves covariant movements of mosaic SARS-CoV-2 protein S