Video of PDB Structure 6LU7 of COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) coronavirus 3CL hydrolase (Mpro) as determined by Zihe Rao and Haitao Yang’s research team at ShanghaiTech University.
COVID-19 main protease protein with inhibitor N3 (white stick representation) covalently bound to residue cysteine 145 in the protease active site. Display shows secondary structure (helices in magenta, strands in cyan, loops in yellow). Adjacent active site residue histidine 41 is also shown.
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