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Key Enzyme Found In Disease-Causing Bacteria Responsible For Heart Valve Disease, Virginia Commonwealth University Study


3/6/2014 6:30:15 AM

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A disease-causing bacterium found in the mouth needs manganese, a trace mineral, in order to cause a serious heart infection, according to a preclinical study led by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Philips Institute for Oral Health Research in the School of Dentistry.

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