TITLE

Biochemistry: New study shows why swine flu virus develops drug resistance

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/1/2012, Vol. 21, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study which shows mechanism used by swine flu virus to resist action of anti flu drugs.
ACCESSION #
76369376

 

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