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Scientists Discover How Bacteria Protect Themselves Against Immune System

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September 1, 1998
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Children's Hospital Medical Center Of Cincinnati
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Scientists at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati have discovered a major mechanism by which bacteria protect themselves against the human immune response - a discovery that opens the door for development of a new class of antibiotics to fight infection.

Discovery, Published In PNAS, Paves Way For New Antibiotic Development


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