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New Protein Could Be Key in Fighting Debilitating Parasitic Disease
February 15, 2017
CORVALLIS, Ore., Feb. 15 -- Oregon State University issued the following news release:

A naturally occurring protein has been discovered that shows promise as a biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis, one of the world's most prevalent parasitic diseases, Oregon State University researchers reported today in a new study.

Schistosomiasis is transmitted via flatworms shed by the freshwater snails that serve as the parasite's non-human host. It's a potentially life-t . . .

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