Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020, Page: 18-23
Possible Therapeutic Approach Against Covid-19 by Application of Magnetic Field
Md. Aminul Islam, Department of Physics, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md. Ziaul Ahsan, Department of Physics, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Department of Physics, Military Institute of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Received: Jul. 27, 2020;       Accepted: Aug. 14, 2020;       Published: Oct. 17, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajn.20200603.11      View  67      Downloads  117
Abstract
A new pandemic named as COVID-2019 (coronavirus disease 2019) has stunned the world. The reason behind this type of pandemic is severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which is similar to SARS CoV's epidemiology, genomics, and pathogens. This novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is causing the mainly pneumonia-associated respiratory syndrome, result in the death of human being which is increasing rapidly day by day. The current efforts of the scientist (both physical and biological) in the world is to invent specific antiviral drugs and physical therapeutic against COVID-19. Hence we have tried to discuss in this note how physical therapy may develope against COVID-19. To neutralize +ssRNA, M (membrane)-protein and spike protein-containing into SARS-CoV-2 magnetic field can play a vital role in the presence of nontoxic magnetic nanoparticles. To apply a magnetic field into the SARS-CoV-2, magnetic trap instrument called magnetic tweezers may be used where nontoxic magnetic nanoparticles act as a magnetic bead which alters the orientation of +ssRNA. At the same time, magnetic nanoparticles interacts with M-protein, result in fragmentation of spike protein. We expect that this therapy will be a more effective challenge to control the current pandemic and the possible re-emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the future.
Keywords
COVID-19, Magnetic Nanoparticle, Magnetic Tweezers
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Md. Aminul Islam, Md. Ziaul Ahsan, Possible Therapeutic Approach Against Covid-19 by Application of Magnetic Field, American Journal of Nanosciences. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2020, pp. 18-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ajn.20200603.11
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