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October 03, 2015
VIP: Small-Molecule T. brucei NMT Inhibitors
Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. There are very few well-validated drug targets in the parasite Trypanosoma brucei, which causes the illness. Research groups from the University of Dundee (UK) played a substantial part in the validation of the enzyme N-myristoyltransferase (NMT) as a drug target in the parasite. Read more...
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