Nectar from common plants could be used to fight Leishmania infections

Nectar of common plants, such as sunflower, contains bioactive substances that can inhibit growth Leishmania and could be used to fight a potentially deadly disease caused by a parasite, scientists say. Leishmania parasites infect more than a million people a year, of whom more than 200,000 are infected with visceral leishmaniasis or kala-azar, the deadliest …

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