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Research Provides New Leads in the Case Against Drug-resistant Biofilms
November 10, 2010
Films of bacteria that form around foreign materials in the body can be very difficult to defeat with drugs, but research led by Brown University biologists has identified a couple of proteins that play a key role in building these "biofilms." The pair could prove to be a very important target for developing new antibiotics to fight infections.
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