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Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a mechanism used by the tuberculosis bacterium (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, shown here in a colorized scanning electron micrograph) to evade the body’s immune system and have identified a compound that blocks the bacterium’s ability to survive in the host, which could lead to new drugs to treat tuberculosis.2010Image by Ray Butler/Centers for Disease Control and PreventionMycobacterium tuberculosis
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