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Tuberculosis: unsealing the apoptotic envelope

Nature Immunology volume 9, pages 11011102 (2008) | Download Citation

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis grows in macrophages but escapes these cells by triggering their death. New findings delineate how this pathogen controls macrophage death to favor bacterial survival and avoid host immunity.

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  1. Steven A. Porcelli is in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA.

    • Steven A Porcelli
  2. William R. Jacobs, Jr. is in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the Department of Genetics and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA.  jacobs@aecom.yu.edu

    • William R Jacobs Jr

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