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Infectious disease

Listeria does it again

Proteins are synthesized by ribosomes, and then commonly undergo further modifications. A new example of how these host-cell processes can e subverted by a pathogenic bacterium has come to light.

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Figure 2: Post-translational modification of host-cell proteins.


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Rood, J. Listeria does it again. Nature 464, 1138–1139 (2010).

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