Richard P. Grant
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Mon Jun 5 08:47:20 EST 2000
In article <rhubner-2E9ADF.15071505062000 at news.uia.ac.be>, Roland
Hübner <rhubner at gins.uia.ac.be> wrote:
> sorry... It is indeed quite likely that potatoes are not biting each
> other in muddy waters ;^) Did the BBC program tell what crocodiline et
> al. is (chemically) made of?
No, which is why I'm trying to find out about it!
> ps. Annual Meeting of the Am. Society for Microbiology:
> "an extract made from potato peel prevents adhesion of bacteria to
> host cells, which researchers suggest is a strategy that should be
> studied as an alternative to traditional antibiotics"
Hmm wonder what the effect of heat/saliva is on the substance??
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