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CCMB scientists develop formula to treat fungal eye infection

26 September 2015

HYDERABAD: A team of scientists at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) here have developed a formula to treat keratitis, a major fungal eye infection.

“We have developed smart polymer-based biocompatible nano particles carrying a formulation that is designed to handle problems caused by fungal infection effectively,’’ Ch Mohan Rao, Director, CCMB, told newspersons here on Saturday.

Fungal keratitis is one of the major eye problems today, mostly noticed among farmers and sections of the population living in rural areas. If left untreated, it leads to loss of vision….

Source:http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/ccmb-scientists-develop-formula-to-treat-fungal-eye-infection/article7692232.ece

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Written by csirindia

September 27, 2015 at 7:42 am

Posted in CCMB

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