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BAMAPHIN 22
04-09-2008, 03:09 PM
Proteins in alligator blood could lead to new drugs that fight the super infections that plague humans, Louisiana researchers says.
Alligators often get banged up in battles over territory or food, but Mark Merchant of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La., noticed they never seem to get infected, despite slimy living conditions in bacteria-filled swamps.


http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-04-08-gator-blood_N.htm