The COVID-19 Protein Portal is now closed.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Portal has provided protein reagents to the wider scientific community to facilitate vital research on SARS-CoV-2. Over the last few months, the scientific progress on Covid-19 has been remarkably fast, with the progress made towards the development of new therapeutic approaches to treat the disease.

The Portal has achieved its initial aims as it helped researchers to obtain fast proof-of-principle results and, in some cases, it seeded new activities. In all, the Portal has demonstrated that making available a core set of reagents to the wider research community in response to the pandemic has been very valuable and possibly provides a model for addressing future emerging viruses.

Consortium

We are a consortium of UK scientists, led by the principal funders Wellcome and UKRI, working together to coordinate the sharing of protein reagents for COVID-19 research. The founding organisations are:


About

The COVID-19 Protein Portal is an Open Science initiative that enables UK scientists to share protein reagents relating to SARS-CoV-2. The aim is to accelerate COVID-19 research by providing high quality protein reagents directly to scientists.

Building on existing networks of laboratories with the expertise and capacity to generate recombinant proteins quickly and accurately, the COVID-19 Protein Production Consortium (CPPC) serves as a contact point and clearing house for new reagents.

Browse a growing reagent list to find viral proteins, human proteins and antibodies related to COVID-19. Each reagent is carefully annotated with key information including the sequence, origin, and SDS-PAGE results, where possible.

In the spirit of Open Science, the COVID-19 Protein Portal aims to provide reagents free of charge. In order to maximise the best use of resources, researchers are asked to provide a brief research proposal describing how the reagents will be used, to enable peer review and resource allocation. Following experimental work, researchers will be required to provide feedback to the CPPC on their results in order to share important outcomes with the scientific community.

Contact

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