The gene expression data below has been kindly submitted by Dr Mattia Gerli at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. The localisation of ACE2 (red) and TMPRSS2 (brown) has been studied in a variety of fetal tissues from 14PCW to 22PCW. Co-expression of these two proteins is known to be a prerequisite for SARS-CoV-2 infection. Please click here for the original publication.
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