Where Do Our Drugs Come From?

October 13, 2017
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Where Do Our Drugs Come From?

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The incredible chemical weapon-making abilities of fungi, bacteria, and plants have created a diverse array of compounds that are useful to humans.

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Bioprospecting: the systematic search for and development of new sources of chemical compounds, genes, micro-organisms, macro-organisms, and other valuable products from nature


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