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Figure 5: The sugary coating of molecules called glycans (deep blue) that shield the SARS-CoV-2 spike from detection by the human immune system. These glycans change the shape of the spike protein to bind with the ACE2 receptor on human cells. Credit: Lorenzo Casalino et al., UC, San Diego