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Discovery Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Get Rid of Bacteria That Attack Their Lungs

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -- Researchers have identified a signal that controls when lung bacteria in cystic fibrosis patients start producing biofilm — a sticky secretion that protects them from attack and makes the bacteria virtually impossible to get rid of. Since the signal suppresses bacteria’s biofilm-making machinery, the finding could lead to treatments that prevent bacteria from using this […] The post Discovery Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Get Rid of Bacteria That Attack Their Lungs appeared first on Cystic Fibrosis News Today.