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COVID-19 Primarily A Vascular Disease Duration: 1448
Microbiology / Virology

Learning Objectives

A study has revealed that the spike proteins are not only necessary for the SARS-COV-2 to bind to the ACE2 enzyme, but these proteins are also a key factor in causing vascular endothelial damage. Let's review the study and the results.

We will discuss:

  1. Study design.
  2. Role of the spike proteins other than helping SARS-COV-2 to enter a cell.
  3. Spike protein attachment to ACE2 to crate an inflammatory imbalance.
  4. Spike protein attachment to ACE2 to disrupt nitric oxide production.
  5. Local vasoconstriction due to spike proteins and its results.

Presented by Dr. Mobeen Syed

Instructor

Dr. Mobeen Syed

Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed M.D, MS Graduated from King Edward Medical University. Entrepreneur, Medical Educator, CEO and founder of Drbeen corp.


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