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Fight parasites with compounds in worms

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A class of molecules used by all nematodes could lead to news ways to treat parasites that infects humans, animals, and crops.

“All of these nematodes speak the same chemical language,” through the use of compounds called ascarosides, says study co-author Frank Schroeder, a research scientist at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University.

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