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Patients suffering from chronic diseases sometimes pin their hopes on 'herbal' remedies. Pharmacists from the University of Würzburg have now analysed one of these 'miracle' drugs – with alarming results.
A large number of drugs for cardiac insufficiency, high blood pressure and other conditions regulate the function of receptors. Researchers from Würzburg, Bonn and Milan have designed new agents for novel fine adjustments of these receptors.
There is an urgent demand for better drugs to treat the African sleeping sickness. Scientists of Würzburg University, among them the research group of professor Ulrike Holzgrabe, have now developed a very promising new agent.
The professor of medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry at the Würzburg University develops active ingredients for medicines, detects counterfeit drugs and helps to fight infectious diseases.