Poison + Radioactivity = Good Health
Weakened, Radioactive Listeria Poison Metastases, Not the Gut
By Anette Breindl
Monday, April 29, 2013
Listeria monocytogenes' main medical claim to fame is that it causes food poisoning. But by combining a weakened strain of the bacterium with a radioactive payload, scientists have used Listeria to kill metastases from pancreatic cancer.
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