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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) have created a compound they claim is four to 10 times more effective than pentamidine, the principal drug used against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Dr. Richard R. Tidwell, professor of pathology at UNC-CH, presented his group's discovery at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society held in Denver, Colorado, March 30, 1993.
The new compound is called BIBB. Presently, pentamidine is among …