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Virus Could Be New Weapon Against Zits, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study



9/25/2012 7:19:55 AM

A harmless virus that lives on our skin could be used as a treatment for acne, scientists believe. The virus, called a phage, is naturally built to target and kill bacteria that cause acne - Propionibacterium acnes. Experts at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Pittsburgh found 11 different versions of virus in this phage family that had this power.

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