1. SciScore for 10.1101/2021.09.11.459891: (What is this?)

    Please note, not all rigor criteria are appropriate for all manuscripts.

    Table 1: Rigor

    NIH rigor criteria are not applicable to paper type.

    Table 2: Resources

    Software and Algorithms
    SentencesResources
    At Spike protein position 657 in Table 1, there are 20 alignable viral proteins from coronaviruses most closely related to SARS-CoV-2, which are N at this position in 85% of the viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, and D at this position in 15% of the alignable betacoronaviruses.
    SARS-CoV-2
    suggested: (BioLegend Cat# 946101, RRID:AB_2892515)
    The resulting database was used in the BLASTP (PMID 2231712) search for the homologs of C. elegans ER proteins.
    BLASTP
    suggested: (BLASTP, RRID:SCR_001010)

    Results from OddPub: We did not detect open data. We also did not detect open code. Researchers are encouraged to share open data when possible (see Nature blog).


    Results from LimitationRecognizer: An explicit section about the limitations of the techniques employed in this study was not found. We encourage authors to address study limitations.

    Results from TrialIdentifier: No clinical trial numbers were referenced.


    Results from Barzooka: We did not find any issues relating to the usage of bar graphs.


    Results from JetFighter: We did not find any issues relating to colormaps.


    Results from rtransparent:
    • Thank you for including a conflict of interest statement. Authors are encouraged to include this statement when submitting to a journal.
    • Thank you for including a funding statement. Authors are encouraged to include this statement when submitting to a journal.
    • No protocol registration statement was detected.

    Results from scite Reference Check: We found no unreliable references.


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