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Researchers map trends in drug development

From a drug perspective, G protein-coupled receptors are the most utilised cell receptors in the body. They are uniquely accessible at the cell surface, and a third of all drugs sold in the US target them.

dateOct 31, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Driving drug resistance out of fungi

Candida albicans is a notorious human fungal pathogen that causes thrush and serious systemic infections. Opportunistic C. albicans fungi, which often live inconspicuously in the normal flora of human skin and gut, can switch ...

dateOct 30, 2017 in Biotechnology
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