Paratuberculosis (MAP) and a host cell


[…] Paratuberculosis evades a host organism’s defenses — stomach acids, killer T-cells, antibodies — and finds a target in the intestinal tract. As it binds to a cell, the pathogen mounts an attack that spreads the infection with deadly consequences. See an artist’s conception of this process as described in preliminary results of research by Luiz … […]

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