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  • Chronic Lyme disease? Cancer meds could battle it

    Nature News - 06/27/2015

    “It seemed like the microbe is perfectly protected, and that we had hit a dead end,” Kim Lewis, Director of the Antimicrobial Discovery Center at Northeastern University, said in a statement.

    However he and his colleagues didn’t give up.

    “One clue that followed from analyzing [the dormant Lyme cells’] genome was that important genes responsible for repairing the DNA are missing,” Lewis explained.

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