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Wing of Bat, Eye of Newt, Slime of Frog ...One of These Actually Cures Flu

News   Apr 19, 2017 | Original Story from Emory University

 
Frog Slime Peptide as a Universal Vaccine?

Skin secretions from the Indian frog Hydrophylax bahuvistara contain antiviral peptides. One peptide, which Emory researchers named urumin, can physicially destroy H1 influenza virions. Combination photo courtesy of Sanil George and Jessica Shartouny. Emory University/Rajiv Ghandi Center fo Biotechnology

 
 
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