A Powder That Might Alleviate Allergies

AsthmaInhaler

In an article published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (article info at bottom), researchers have identified a compound that could act as an allergen inhibitor. Early rat research has been encouraging. If results continue to be positive, this compound could be turned into an inhalable powder and then used as a new way to treat asthma. Read more at: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/presspacs/2014/acs-presspac-december-3-2014/novel-approach-to-treating-asthma-neutralize-the-trigger.html

 

Article Info:

The Discovery of Potent, Selective, and Reversible Inhibitors of the House Dust Mite Peptidase Allergen Der p 1: An Innovative Approach to the Treatment of Allergic Asthma

J. Med. Chem., 2014, 57 (22), pp 9447–9462
DOI: 10.1021/jm501102h
Publication Date (Web): November 3, 2014
Copyright © 2014 American Chemical Society

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Dave Bove

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