ACE2 mutation might explain lower COVID-19 burden in malaria endemic areas

Hum Cell. 2021 Mar;34(2):702-705. doi: 10.1007/s13577-021-00489-0. Epub 2021 Jan 25.
No abstract available

Keywords: ACE2 variants; COVID-19; Malaria; Natural selection.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 / genetics*
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 / metabolism
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 / physiology
  • COVID-19 / epidemiology*
  • COVID-19 / genetics*
  • COVID-19 / prevention & control
  • COVID-19 / virology
  • Comorbidity
  • Endemic Diseases*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Malaria / epidemiology*
  • Male
  • Mutation*
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Receptors, Virus*
  • SARS-CoV-2* / pathogenicity
  • Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus

Substances

  • Receptors, Virus
  • Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus
  • spike glycoprotein, SARS-CoV
  • ACE2 protein, human
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2