A ZEBRAFISH MODEL TO STUDY SARS-COV-2 NEUROINVASION (NeuroCoVid project)

  • Funded by Institut Pasteur International Network (IPIN)
  • Total publications:211 publications

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Key facts

  • Disease

    COVID-19
  • Funder

    Institut Pasteur International Network (IPIN)
  • Principle Investigator

    Pending
  • Research Location

    N/A
  • Lead Research Institution

    N/A
  • Research Category

    Pathogen: natural history, transmission and diagnostics

  • Research Subcategory

    Disease models

  • Special Interest Tags

    Gender

  • Study Subject

    Non-Clinical

  • Clinical Trial Details

    N/A

  • Broad Policy Alignment

    Pending

  • Age Group

    Not Applicable

  • Vulnerable Population

    Not applicable

  • Occupations of Interest

    Not applicable

Abstract

Invasion of the central nervous system, possibly via the olfactory nerve, is suspected to play a role in respiratory failure of Covid-19 patients. This project aims to test SARS-CoV- 2 neuroinvasiveness in vivo in a zebrafish model. The zebrafish larva allows easy visualization of the entire nervous system in vivo or with whole mount fixed samples. It could provide a cheap, genetically tractable model to analyze viruss dissemination in its host and effect of antiviral drugs.

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Genomic Engineering of Oral Keratinocytes to Establish In Vitro Oral Potentially Malignant Disease Models as a Platform for Treatment Investigation.

Microbial Diversity Impacts Non-Protein Amino Acid Production in Cyanobacterial Bloom Cultures Collected from Lake Winnipeg.

Maternal Diet High in Linoleic Acid Alters Offspring Lipids and Hepatic Regulators of Lipid Metabolism in an Adolescent Rat Model.

Effect of Flour Particle Size on the Glycemic Index of Muffins Made from Whole Sorghum, Whole Corn, Brown Rice, Whole Wheat, or Refined Wheat Flours.

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The Use of Nautical Activities in Formal Education: A Systematic Review.

Assessing the Psychometric Validity of the Epistaxis Severity Score: Internal Consistency and Test-Retest Reliability.