Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

G. Perry
University of Texas
San Antonio, TX
USA
Email: lddd@benthamscience.org

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Challenges of Anthrax Drug Design: In Search of “Achilles heel” of Bacillus anthracis

Author(s): Chantal Guidi-Rontani.

Abstract:

Bacillus anthracis, the etiologic agent of anthrax, is perceived as a potential biological warfare agent. In this review, recent advances made on infection process of B. anthracis are summarized and treatment strategies are discussed.

Keywords: anthracis, bioterrorism, spore, toxin, pathogenesis

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Article Details

VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2004
Page: [110 - 114]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1570180043485590
Price: $58