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Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

New Class of Malaria Drugs Using Essential Calcium Enzyme

Caption: This is a model of a stabilized, alpha-helical inhibitor of the human protease calpain. The blue inhibitor is shown as model of how it is predicted to fit into the protease active site (yellow).

Credit: Nataline Meinhardt and Doron C. Greenbaum, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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