News tagged with hydroxyurea

Compound may prevent sickle cell pain crises

A new compound appears to prevent the traffic jam of cells that causes debilitating pain crises and associated mortality in sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) researchers ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medical research
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Drug kills cells through novel mechanism

MIT and Boston University researchers have discovered that the drug hydroxyurea kills bacteria by inducing them to produce molecules toxic to themselves — a conclusion that raises the possibility of finding new antibiotics ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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