Summary of Study ST001921

This data is available at the NIH Common Fund's National Metabolomics Data Repository (NMDR) website, the Metabolomics Workbench,, where it has been assigned Project ID PR001212. The data can be accessed directly via it's Project DOI: 10.21228/M81X3N This work is supported by NIH grant, U2C- DK119886.


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Study IDST001921
Study TitleAn Airway Organoid-Based Screen Identifies a Role for the HIF1α-Glycolysis Axis in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Study SummarySARS-CoV-2 causes the COVID-19 pandemic. It is urgent to develop disease models to dissect mechanisms regulating SARS-CoV-2 infection. Here, we derive airway organoids from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSC-AOs). The hPSC-AOs, particularly ciliated-like cells, are permissive to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Using this platform, we perform a high content screen and identify GW6471, which blocks SARS-CoV-2 infection. GW6471 can also block infection of the B.1.351 SARS-CoV-2 variant. RNA-seq analysis suggests that GW6471 blocks SARS-CoV-2 infection at least in part by inhibiting HIF1α, which is further validated by chemical inhibitor and genetic perturbation targeting HIF1α. Metabolic profiling identifies decreased rates of glycolysis upon GW6471 treatment, consistent with transcriptome profiling. Finally, xanthohumol, 5-(Tetradecyloxy)-2-furoic acid, and ND-646, three compounds that suppress fatty acid biosynthesis, also block SARS-CoV-2 infection. Together, a high content screen coupled with transcriptome and metabolic profiling reveals a key role of the HIF1α-glycolysis axis in mediating SARS-CoV-2 infection of human airway epithelium.
Weill Cornell Medicine
Last NameChen
First NameShuibing
AddressA 827B, 1300 York Ave
Submit Date2021-09-24
Raw Data AvailableYes
Raw Data File Type(s)raw(Waters)
Analysis Type DetailGC-MS
Release Date2021-10-20
Release Version1
Shuibing Chen Shuibing Chen application/zip

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Combined analysis:

Analysis ID AN003122
Analysis type MS
Chromatography type GC
Chromatography system Agilent 7890A
Column 30-meter DB-5MS
MS Type EI
MS instrument type GC-TOF
MS instrument name new
Units Area


Chromatography ID:CH002307
Chromatography Summary:Separation was performed with a 30-meter DB-5MS column coupled with 10-meter guard column. Helium was used as carrier gas at a flow of 1 ml/min. The oven program is as the following: started at 60 °C for 1 minute, 10°C /min to 320 minutes and kept for 3 minutes.
Instrument Name:Agilent 7890A
Column Name:30-meter DB-5MS
Chromatography Type:GC