Arizona Science

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Episode 196: Molecules and the battle against bacteria

A University of Arizona researcher is focusing on the battle against bacteria by learning how the smallest parts of the human body fight disease and infection. Biochemistry professor Michael Marty is studying how anti-microbial peptides kill viruses, fungi, and even some cancerous cells. His work could help develop therapeutic drugs for people coping with infectious diseases.


 2019-08-23  5m