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Microbial killing: hold the bleach and pass the salt!

Nature Immunology volume 3, pages 340342 (2002) | Download Citation

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The current paradigm is that reactive oxygen species produced by leukocytes directly kill bacteria. Data in a recent Nature article belie that simplicity.

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