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02-13-2009, 06:18 AM   #1
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Effects of mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic acid) on bacterial gene expression

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/j...TRY=1&SRETRY=0

This study demonstrates that 5-ASA has potent effects on bacterial gene expression. These novel findings implicate intestinal bacteria as pharmacological targets of 5-ASA, perhaps contributing to the therapeutic action of this important class of IBD drugs.
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