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Coronavirus: Hungarian Supercomputer Used in Stanford Virus Research

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.10.

A Hungarian supercomputer is being used as part of Stanford University’s research into the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Hungarian innovation and technology ministry said on Thursday.

SuperDome computer is contributing to the folding@home international project, preparing simulations to better understand the workings of enzymes breaking down proteins within the virus, and to develop an inhibitor, the ministry said.

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The supercomputer’s capacity is also accessible to Hungarian scientists researching the virus.

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