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Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is also found in many cold lozenges and some over-the-counter drugs sold as cold remedies.
MOFs could help improve the delivery of genetic cargo into target cells

MOFs could help improve the delivery of genetic cargo into target cells

Study reveals how zinc supports immunity, suggests ways it could be used to improve health

Study reveals how zinc supports immunity, suggests ways it could be used to improve health

Study finds a causal link between deforestation and reduction in people's dietary quality

Study finds a causal link between deforestation and reduction in people's dietary quality

New insight into SARS-CoV-2 nsp14 protein opens door to new drugs

New insight into SARS-CoV-2 nsp14 protein opens door to new drugs

Durable selenium nanoparticle fabrics with antiviral and antibacterial properties

Durable selenium nanoparticle fabrics with antiviral and antibacterial properties

New analysis method to identify interacting proteins in a protein degrader-dependent manner

New analysis method to identify interacting proteins in a protein degrader-dependent manner

Altered microbiomes in SARS-CoV-2 infection pose threat of antibiotic resistance

Altered microbiomes in SARS-CoV-2 infection pose threat of antibiotic resistance

Metalloproteinase-dependent entry pathway differentially used by SARS-CoV-2 Delta, Alpha, and Omicron variants

Metalloproteinase-dependent entry pathway differentially used by SARS-CoV-2 Delta, Alpha, and Omicron variants

Study explores the decline in viral load and immune response in COVID-19 patients

Study explores the decline in viral load and immune response in COVID-19 patients

Immune-boosting supplements do not lessen risk of death from COVID-19, review finds

Immune-boosting supplements do not lessen risk of death from COVID-19, review finds

SARS-CoV-2 protein NSP2 found to impair microRNA-induced gene silencing in human cells

SARS-CoV-2 protein NSP2 found to impair microRNA-induced gene silencing in human cells

Magnetic nanoparticles for SARS-CoV-2 and other virus detection systems

Magnetic nanoparticles for SARS-CoV-2 and other virus detection systems

Effects of multi-nutrient supplementation on COVID-19 severity in elderly patients

Effects of multi-nutrient supplementation on COVID-19 severity in elderly patients

COVID-19 lockdowns depleted water quality of commercial building plumbing systems

COVID-19 lockdowns depleted water quality of commercial building plumbing systems

Analyzing the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 RNA polymerase in humans

Analyzing the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 RNA polymerase in humans

How diet, supplements and lifestyle changes can help battle COVID

How diet, supplements and lifestyle changes can help battle COVID

Screening FDA-approved compounds shown to possess antiviral or antimicrobial activity for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition

Screening FDA-approved compounds shown to possess antiviral or antimicrobial activity for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition

Impact of engineered ACE2-Fc on SARS-CoV-2 infection

Impact of engineered ACE2-Fc on SARS-CoV-2 infection

Histone mimicry as a mechanism through which SARS-CoV-2 disrupts host cell epigenetic regulation

Histone mimicry as a mechanism through which SARS-CoV-2 disrupts host cell epigenetic regulation

Hemin as a potential therapy for COVID-19

Hemin as a potential therapy for COVID-19