April 7, 2011
Novel Compounds for Fighting Against Parasitic Diseases
Science Daily, Science Daily
Ferrari et al.
Trypanosomatid parasites cause diseases like African sleeping sickness, Chagas' disease and leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis affects about 12 million people worldwide, mostly in developing countries. Current drug treatments are inadequate due to drug toxicity and resistance.
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