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When HIV drugs don't cooperate

The term "synergy" has gained a reputation as an overused buzzword, but it has a quantifiable definition in pharmacology. Two drugs are considered synergistic when their effectiveness when used together is greater than the ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Toxic genetic material's origins discovered

Colibactin, a toxic agent produced by gut bacteria, including certain strains of E. Coli, and thought to contribute to colon cancer, is assembled via a chemical transformation never seen before, according to Northwestern ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Watertight capsules for target drug delivery

Researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Queen Mary's University of London have developed smart capsules that deliver water-soluble compounds to a certain part of the body. Two-micron capsules have watertight shells ...

dateSep 28, 2017 in Materials Science
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