Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 19th, 1998
The discovery, they say, could lead to new treatments for a disease that affects up to one-third of the world's population.
The protein granulysin, made by disease-fighting specialists called killer T cells, destroyed up to 90 percent of the TB bacteria in lab cultures within three days, the researchers reported in the October 2, 1998, issue of the journal Science. The team includes scientists from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Stanford University, and four other...
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