Tesla making RNA microfactories to assist battle coronavirus: Elon Musk

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Tesla making RNA microfactories to assist battle coronavirus: Elon Musk
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Tesla helps German vaccine maker CureVac create moveable molecular RNA printers to assist produce quick doses of vaccine maker’s Covid-19 candidate.
CureVac’s printers are designed to rapidly create mRNA vaccine candidates against recognized pathogens.

“Tesla, as a side venture, is making RNA microfactories for CureVac & probably others,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday.
“In precept, I feel artificial RNA (and DNA) has superb potential. This mainly makes the answer to many illnesses a software problem,” he added.
Pharmaceutical firms like CureVac are working to create a Covid-19 vaccine utilizing “messenger RNA,” which might be manually inserted into cells to provoke an immune response.
CureVac says its mRNA vaccine candidates direct cells to make proteins or antigens against several ailments.
CureVac’s vaccine candidate referred to as ‘CVnCoV’ acquired German and Belgian regulatory clearance to enter part 1 human testing last month.
Other firms making RNA vaccines include Moderna and Pfizer and BioNTech.
According to Forbes, Moderna is trying to begin phase three trials by July for its vaccine candidate named mRNA-1273.
BioNTech is creating the vaccine inside China with Fosun Pharma, a Chinese pharmaceutical firm, and Pfizer mentioned they may develop the corporate’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine exterior of China.


[Headline and report might have been reworked by the The News Everyday; rest generated from a syndicated feed.]

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