Nasal ACE 2 receptors’ the gateway to COVID 19?


Author Details : Badrinarayan Mishra*, S C Mohapatra

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2020

Article Page : 68-69

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Understanding the basic pathophysiology of the current spiralling COVID 19 pandemics is sin aqua none
to its control. Amidst the neverending circulating hypotheses the role of ACE (Angiotensin-Converting
Enzyme) 2 receptors, especially the nasal ones are is apparently leading the pack. Here we put forth the
current evidences in its’ support which may tinkle many cogent minds.

Keywords: ACE 2 receptors, Olfactory pathway, COVID 19, ACE antagonist lavage.

How to cite : Mishra B , Mohapatra S C , Nasal ACE 2 receptors’ the gateway to COVID 19?. J Community Health Manag 2020;7(3):68-69

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