Genetic surveillance and the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants [electronic resource] / an interview with Emma Thomson.Material type: SoundSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Interviews on Covid-19: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2021Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (20 min.))Subject(s): Coronavirus infections | Coronaviruses | COVID-19 (Disease) -- Genetics | COVID-19 (Disease) -- Research | COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- | Vaccines -- Development | COVID-19 Vaccines | COVID-19 -- epidemiology | COVID-19 -- virology | Epidemiological Monitoring | Genetic Variation | Genome, Viral | Mutation | SARS-CoV-2 variants | SARS-CoV-2 -- genetics | SARS-CoV-2 -- isolation & purification | Sequence Analysis | Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus eneticsOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series
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Contents: Identification of a range of SARS-CoV-2 variants and their associated mutations -- Genetic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 across the world -- Most worrying variants currently in circulation -- Potential emergence of novel variants combining multiple mutations within a single viral genome -- Comparison of the rate of mutation of SARS-CoV-2 with that of other seasonal coronaviruses and the flu.
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