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Compound Isolated From Medicinal Plant Kills Brain-Eating Amoebae in the Lab

News   Jan 14, 2021 | Original story from ACS

 
Compound Isolated From Medicinal Plant Kills Brain-Eating Amoebae in the Lab

Leaves from Inula viscosa, a Mediterranean perennial shrub, contain a compound that kills brain-eating amoebae. Credit: Adapted from ACS Chemical Neuroscience 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.0c00685

 
 
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