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Scientists Use New Technique To Pinpoint Key Gene In Infectious Fungus

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November 23, 2000
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Researchers have identified a gene that allows the fungus that causes histoplasmosis to infect and persist in humans. They used a novel technique that may prove valuable in the search for drug targets in this and other disease-causing fungi.

Researchers have identified a gene that allows the fungus that causes histoplasmosis to infect and persist in humans. They used a novel technique that may prove valuable in the search for drug targets in this and other disease-causing fungi.


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