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.