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Bacterial pathogenesis: A sand grain in antigen processing

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An effector protein secreted by the intracellular human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis impairs antigen processing in targeted phagocytic cells, resulting in evasion from immune surveillance by a dedicated adaptive immune response.

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Figure 1: Impairment of M. tuberculosis antigen presentation by EsxGH.

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  • 14 July 2017

    In the PDF version of this article previously published, the year of publication provided in the footer of each page and in the 'How to cite' section was erroneously given as 2017, it should have been 2016. This error has now been corrected. The HTML version of the article was not affected.


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Neyrolles, O. Bacterial pathogenesis: A sand grain in antigen processing. Nat Microbiol 2, 16234 (2017).

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