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Scientists Discover How Cells "Catch" A Cold

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November 22, 1999
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Brookhaven National Laboratory
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In what could be a first step toward finding a cure for the common cold, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered how one form of cold virus binds to human cells. The discovery, appearing in this week's issue of Science, could lead to the development of drugs that block infection.

UPTON, NY -- In what could be a first step toward finding a cure for the common cold, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered how one form of cold virus binds to human cells. The discovery, appearing in this week's issue of Science, could lead to the development of drugs that block infection.


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