Peptides As A Potential Treatment Against Leishmaniasis
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Marcela is a research scientist at the University of Antioquia.

                       

Peptides As A Potential Treatment Against Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is a very serious group of diseases, and are caused by more than 20 species of protozoan parasites belonging to the genus of Leishmania. Epidemiological surveillance reveals that more than 350 million people in 98 countries are at potential risk of infection, which makes Leishmaniasis one of the six endemic diseases considered as high priorities worldwide . One of the main clinical manifestations in humans is cutaneous leishmaniasis affecting the skin, which eventually causes disfiguring scars . World Health...

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