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Novel compound interrupts malaria parasite’s lifecycle

Publicado em 07 outubro 2019
An international group of researchers has proven that a molecule called TCMDC-135051 can selectively inhibit a protein that is essential to the lifecycle ofPlasmodium falciparum, one of the parasites that causes malaria. The results of the study, justpublishedin the journalScience, pave the way for the development of a new antimalarial drug. Malaria kills nearly 500,000 people per year, and more than 200 million new cases of the disease are reported annually. One of the obstacles to [...]