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Author Topic: Researchers to Study Hepatitis C Virus… in Space!  (Read 6761 times)

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Researchers to Study Hepatitis C Virus… in Space!
« on: October 02, 2014, 03:08:28 pm »
The new project involves crystallizing two hep C proteins to study them under microgravity conditions. Apparently, crystals form far better in the great beyond, and scientists think they might have better luck decoding the complex molecular structure of HCV on the International Space Station (which has opened its doors) once and for all — that could help lead them to a cure.

Read more: http://www.hepmag.com/articles/hcv_international_space_station_2831_26262.shtml

 


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