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Batlle’s team began working on decoy proteins in January 2020 after learning about the first US case, building on knowledge gleaned from China’s 2003 SARS-CoV outbreak.
CAN YOU SPOT THE FAKE RECEPTOR? THE CORONAVIRUS CAN’T EITHER.TATYANA WOODALLAUGUST 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The decoys don’t attach to cells but float in the fluid between them to catch the virus before it binds to the real ACE2 receptors.
CAN YOU SPOT THE FAKE RECEPTOR? THE CORONAVIRUS CAN’T EITHER.TATYANA WOODALLAUGUST 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Perkins angered some customers who complained that Orvis’s catalogues were suddenly filled with copper wastebaskets, silk underwear and items such as the Phona-Duck, a telephone that looked like a duck decoy.
LEIGH H. PERKINS, WHO BUILT ORVIS INTO AN UPSCALE SPORTING BRAND, DIES AT 93HARRISON SMITHMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I kind of had to be a decoy and continue to move around without the ball.
WIZARDS FINALLY TURN BACK RAPTORS IN OT, STRENGTHEN BID FOR NBA’S PLAY-IN TOURNEYKAREEM COPELANDMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Irving, a more elusive player than Harden, should have been the decoy and release valve if Durant was covered.
WITH KYRIE IRVING BACK, ROOKIE COACH STEVE NASH HAS TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO GET HIS STARS ALIGNEDBEN GOLLIVERJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Grizzlies hedge and recover in response to Tatum’s first screen, but that was just a decoy.
GIVE BOSTON’S KEMBA WALKER A DOUBLE PICK AND WATCH HIM WORKMICHAEL PINAAUGUST 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The impudence of the authorities, to decoy an unsuspecting workingman across the State line, and then arrest him as my accomplice!
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The boy's pulses leaped toward these things even while his lips curled in disdain at the shallow decoy.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
You make use of your power to run a common decoy house, to do away with men for money.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The decoy was barely in place before he was on the floor while a volley of lead and a flight of arrows rained against the roof.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DECOY

  • allurement
  • appeal
  • attractiveness
  • bait
  • blandishment
  • coaxing
  • come-hither
  • come-on
  • decoy
  • draw
  • enticement
  • fancy
  • fascination
  • hankering
  • inducement
  • inveiglement
  • invitation
  • provocation
  • pull
  • seducement
  • seduction
  • snare
  • tantalization
  • trap
  • yen
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