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Bacterial pathogenesis: An angel of death fights infection

A host's own cell-death circuitry can be unleashed to combat infections by exploiting a tactic used by many pathogens.

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Figure 1: Inducing apoptosis of infected cells.


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Swanson, M. Bacterial pathogenesis: An angel of death fights infection. Nat Microbiol 1, 16012 (2016).

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