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Emphysema Treatment News: Sugar element of keratan sulfate halts the progress of emphysema

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(SOURCE: RIKEN) – Using a mouse model, scientists from the RIKEN-Max Planck Joint Research Center for Systems Chemical Biology and a number of other institutes have identified a sugar molecule that reduced the inflammatory response and progress of emphysema, a common component of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). According to Naoyuki Taniguchi, the leader of the […]