Medical research

Battling aspergillus: The synergistic power of statin combinations

Pulmonary aspergillosis—a group of infectious respiratory diseases caused by various species of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus—has a significant mortality rate globally. Currently, the first-line antifungal therapy ...

Medical research

Targeting autophagy to enhance memory immune responses

Memory B cells depend on autophagy for their survival, but the protein Rubicon is thought to hinder this process. Researchers from Osaka University have discovered a shorter isoform of Rubicon called RUBCN100, which enhances ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding how Aspergillus fumigatus shapes the lungs

Aspergillus fumigatus strains that infect humans have a significantly altered metabolism compared to other strains in the environment. At the same time, infection with the fungus leads to an apparent change in the human lung ...

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