COVID drug research: New Zealanders hope to hook virus with decoy enzyme

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COVID drug research: New Zealanders hope to hook virus with decoy enzyme

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New Zealand Doctor

Associate Professor Rohan Ameratunga University of Auckland
Rohan Ameratunga and co-researchers hope to make an effective COVID-19 inhaler medicine based on the human ACE2 enzyme

“We’re making some decoys in the lab which are ACE2s. So hopefully the virus will get fooled and bind onto them rather than binding to the cells”