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The open book of infectious diseases

New classes of chemical compounds along with more efficient methods to identify drug targets have produced exciting developments in antituberculous antibiotics. Will the new drugs now entering clinical trials have an impact on treatment?

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Figure 1: Mechanisms of action for current and investigational tuberculosis drugs.

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Sassetti, C., Rubin, E. The open book of infectious diseases. Nat Med 13, 279–280 (2007).

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