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A compound that stops cells from making protein factories could lead to new antifungal drugs

02:50 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Physorg.COM

Tiny, abundant biological factories, known as ribosomes, produce the cell's most fundamental building material: protein. If ribosomes don't work, cells can't divide—and this can be an advantage for scientists seeking to develop drugs that target invading organisms, such as pathogenic fungi.

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