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BPI Combination Treatment Eyed for Radiation Sickness

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Monday, November 28, 2011
Combination treatment with Bactericidal/Permeability-Increasing protein (BPI) and an antibiotic that is the veterinary equivalent of Cipro (ciprofloxacin, Bayer AG) – was able to save three-quarters of mice subjected to radiation levels that almost unfailingly killed their untreated cousins.

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