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March 31, 2020

IBM Supercomputer Identifies 77 Compounds That Could Fight Coronavirus

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Ryan Whitwam, Extreme Tech

Summit is the most powerful supercomputer on Earth by a wide margin, and it’s also the third most energy-efficient. Summit has run simulations on more than 8,000 compounds, searching for molecules that could inactivate the virus. Early results from Summit have identified 77 compounds that could bind to the Spike protein, preventing it from binding to human cells.

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