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Curr Biol. 2010 Aug 24;20(16):R677-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.06.047.

Bacterial invasion: entry through the exocyst door.

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  • 1Cell Biology Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G1X8.


Salmonella entry into host cells involves rearrangements of actin and mobilization of membranes. Here we discuss new findings showing that Salmonella recruits the exocyst complex, which plays a role in vesicle secretion, to the site of invasion to promote its entry.

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