1-2 punch strategy against bacteria and cancer

Rice University scientists are suggesting a new «combinatorial approach» to fight both drug-resistant bacteria and cancer. In this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team from Rice’s Center for Theoretical Biological Physics proposes using drug cocktails that contain both synthetic drug molecules and their nature-made counterparts. The synthetic drugs have a corkscrew-shaped «counterclockwise» twist not found in nature. Rice’s team suggests combining them with clockwise-sh…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/ru-…



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