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DNA Tells Story of Heart Drug Failure

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Science  25 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5713, pp. 1191
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5713.1191

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WASHINGTON, D.C.-- This year's meeting of AAAS (publisher of Science) from 17-21 February addressed the nexus of science and society. A study found that a difference of a single amino acid within the protein target of a drug commonly prescribed for heart failure may determine whether the drug works.