WILL YOUR RT-PCR ASSAY IDENTIFY THE NEW SARS-COV-2 VARIANTS? Diagnosing COVID-19 B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 Lineages The UK SARS-CoV-2 variant under investigation (VUI) called VUI 202012/01 (B.1.1.7 lineage) has multiple mutations in the spike glycoprotein’s gene S. Five are amino acid replacements (D614G, A222V, N439K, Y453F and N501Y), and [...]
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