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UI Chemists' DNA Biosynthesis Discovery Could Lead to Better Antibiotics


April 15, 2009

chemistry graphic Combating several human pathogens, including some biological warfare agents, may one day become a bit easier thanks to research reported by a University of Iowa chemist and his colleagues in the April 16 issue of the journal Nature. Full Story

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