SARS-CoV-2 Proteins

Below, you can see an accurate graphical representation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The genetic material of this virus is one of the largest among all coronaviruses and, thanks to it, the virus is able to produce many proteins that are essential for its functioning

Click on any of the proteins inside the virus or cell to learn more about its cool features!

Human cell*





Main Protease

Envelope Protein

ACE2 Receptor

SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Did you know?

Viruses are not considered alive microorganisms, one of the reasons for this is that they cannot produce their own proteins without help from a host organism, or a human in this case.

*Note: In real life, human cells are in average 100x larger than SARS-CoV-2.