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Ok, that's all the stuff from Inksome. I also tried to set up a community that went nowhere, but I don't think that needs reposting. If I try it again I'll take a different approach.

In other news, THIS looks interesting...

Engineered Protein Fragment Blocks the AIDS Virus from Entering Cells

ScienceDaily (Apr. 2, 2011) — In what could be a potential breakthrough in the battle against AIDS and a major development in the rational design of new drugs, scientists have engineered a new protein that prevents the virus from entering cells. This protein is based on a naturally occurring protein in the body that protects cells from viruses, except the human-made version does not cause inflammation and other side effects at the dosages needed to inhibit AIDS.

This discovery was published in the April 2011 issue of The FASEB Journal.

"This is science fiction made reality. These researchers took a protein apart and removed the portion that causes harm, then stabilized and modified the section that has a therapeutic effect," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal. "Not only is this good news for people with AIDS, it's good news for all of us as this research paves the way for similar work for many, many other illnesses."
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