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Sickle Cell and Body Builders

What have body building and sickle cell got in common? Well it’s a complicated story that starts nearly 40 years ago with the discovery of a simple chemical, nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is a very powerful vasodilator, meaning that it … Continue reading

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What are “HDAC” inhibitors?

HDAC inhibitors are a group of drugs, which have a wide range of actions, including the ability to modify the activity of genes. HDAC stands for “Histone De-ACetylase” and the HDAC inhibitors are drugs which inhibit this enzyme. They may … Continue reading

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