Decoding Covid-19 with the SARS-CoV-2 Genome

Current Genetic Medicine Reports
Volume 9, issue 1, March 2021


Bioinformatics (A Pittman, Section Editor)
Decoding Covid-19 with the SARS-CoV-2 Genome
Authors (first, second and last of 5)
Phoebe Ellis, Ferenc Somogyvári, Gary R. McLean
Published: 09 January 2021
Pages: 1 – 12
SARS-CoV-2, the recently emerged coronavirus (CoV) that is responsible for the current global pandemic Covid-19, first appeared in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. Here, we summarise details of the SARS-CoV-2 genome to assist understanding of the emergence, evolution and diagnosis of this deadly new virus.