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Common Anti-fungal Drug Considered for Use in Cystic Fibrosis

News   Mar 13, 2019 | by Molly Campbell, Science Writer, Technology Networks

 
Common Anti-fungal Drug Considered for Use in Cystic Fibrosis

In people with cystic fibrosis, a protein that releases bicarbonate, a key infection-fighting agent (represented by red spheres), is missing or defective (brown ribbon structure). The drug amphotericin (white structure) can form channels to release bicarbonate in lung tissue. Credit: Rebecca Schultz, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

 
 
 

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