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Tapeworm's Chemical Trick Could Make Drugs More Effective

MADISON, WI - To survive and thrive in a decidedly hostile environment, the lowly tapeworm uses a chemical trick to evade the propulsive nature of its intestinal home.

Capitalizing on that tapeworm chemistry, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe they may have found a way to slow the transit of drugs through the intestine, making them more effective in their delivery a......

Full article >>> stine closes off and nothing moves. That suggested to us that the intestine is not digesting material as it normally would."

The cyclic GMP compound, Oaks adds, is cheap and easy to synthesize. Its use as an additive to medicines has been patented by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

"Many drugs are absorbed at less than 50 percent from the intestine," says Oaks. "The key......

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