Tuberculosis Discovery Paves Way for Drugs That Prevent Lung Destruction, Imperial College London Study  
4/26/2011 7:17:50 AM

ScienceDaily (Apr. 25, 2011) — Scientists have identified a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB), they report in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Drugs that inhibit this enzyme are already available, meaning that the finding could lead quickly to new treatments.