Some Covid vaccines like Covaxin employ a 'Whole-Virion Inactivated Vero Cell'.
How is the virion 'deactivated' for the vaccine?
Biology Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for biology researchers, academics, and students. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
For Covaxin (BBV152), SARS-CoV-2 was inactivated by treatment with β-propiolactone . β-propiolactone reacts with and modifies, among other things, nucleic acids, thus preventing their replication .