Effects of cannabinoids on ACE2-rich cells

The COVID-19 pandemic is caused by SARS-CoV2 coronavirus. This virus which infect cells that are vital in human organs leading to multiple diseases in need of timely medical treatment. There is a great need in search of inhibitors to block such viral infections as a means for disease prevention and/or treatment. Cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), and high-CBD producing plant species of the Cannabis genus will be tested for the inhibition effects.

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Abdul Qudeer Ahmed
Faculty Supervisor: 
Paul Li
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British Columbia
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