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Curr Biol. 1999 Apr 22;9(8):R277-80.

Bacterial invasion: Force feeding by Salmonella.

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Biotechnology Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Abstract

Recent findings have shed new light on mammalian-cell invasion by Salmonella. Using a type III secretion system, Salmonella deliver virulence factors into the host cell that directly activate signal transduction pathways, initiating cytoskeletal rearrangements and bacterial uptake by a ruffling mechanism.

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10226015
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