Browsing by Subject "Microbiology"
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Mechanisms by which Shigella flexneri impairs dendritic cell function: silencing the link between innate and adaptive immunity Shigella flexneri is a Gram-negative bacterial pathogen that causes severe gastroenteritis in humans. Upon infection, Shigella invades the host colonic epithelium using a type III secretion system (T3SS) that is encoded ...
Mechanistic Contributions of the p10 FAST Protein Ectodomains to Membrane Fusion and Syncytiogenesis (2013-12-16)The homologous p10 fusion-associated small transmembrane (FAST) proteins of the fusogenic avian (ARV) and Nelson Bay (NBV) reoviruses are the smallest known proteins capable of mediating syncytiogenesis. Their extremely ...