The balance of apoptotic and necrotic cell death in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected macrophages is not dependent on bacterial virulence.
Butler, RE, Brodin, P, Jang, J, Jang, MS, Robertson, BD, Gicquel, B and Stewart, GR (2012) The balance of apoptotic and necrotic cell death in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected macrophages is not dependent on bacterial virulence. PLoS One, 7 (10).
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An important mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis is the ability to control cell death pathways in infected macrophages: apoptotic cell death is bactericidal, whereas necrotic cell death may facilitate bacterial dissemination and transmission.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Biosciences and Medicine > Department of Microbial and Cellular Sciences|
|Identification Number :||10.1371/journal.pone.0047573|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||04 Feb 2013 11:37|
|Last Modified :||23 Sep 2013 19:59|
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