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Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society

Microbe Battle

Caption: Without a breakthrough, microbial resistance might be inevitable in humanity's struggle against infectious disease, a medicinal chemist reports. Above is a color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph showing Salmonella typhimurium (red) invading cultured human cells.

Credit: Courtesy of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the NIH

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008

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