Study Finds Vitamin C Can Kill Drug-Resistant TB

Dr. William Jacobs, Jr. has determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laboratory culture. The paper was published online May 21, 2013 in the Nature Communications journal. Dr. Jacobs is professor of microbiology & immunology and of genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. For more information about this research finding, visit the Albert Einstein College of Medicine website.


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