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Research Provides New Leads in the Case Against Drug-resistant Biofilms


November 10, 2010

drug-resistant biofilms 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. Full Story

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