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Princeton Scientists Break Cholera's Lines of Communication
November 14, 2007
A team of Princeton scientists has discovered a key mechanism in how cholera bacteria communicate with each other, a pivotal breakthrough that could lead to treatments for cholera and other bacterial diseases.
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