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Carb Synthesis Sheds Light on Promising Tuberculosis Drug Target


June 22, 2009

chemistry graphic A fundamental question about how sugar units are strung together into long carbohydrate chains has also pinpointed a promising way to target new medicines against tuberculosis. Full Story

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

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