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Microbiology and infectious disease

eLife publishes research covering virology and bacterial and fungal pathogens. Decisions are made by journal editors who are active researchers in the fields of microbiology and infectious disease.

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An individual-based model estimates exogenous boosting of immunity following re-exposure to chickenpox is limited to 2 years after re-exposure, but an increase in herpes zoster incidence is still expected to occur following universal varicella vaccination.
Benson Ogunjimi, Lander Willem, Philippe Beutels, Niel Hens
10.7554/eLife.07116
The induction of ISG15 during bacterial infection can be independent of Type I Interferons and leads to an increase in the secretion of cytokines known to be critical for bacterial clearance.
Lilliana Radoshevich, Francis Impens, David Ribet, Juan J Quereda, To Nam Tham, Marie-Anne Nahori, Hélène Bierne, Olivier Dussurget, Javier Pizarro-Cerdá, Klaus-Peter Knobeloch, Pascale Cossart
10.7554/eLife.06848
Proliferation and differentiation of CD8+ T cells into terminal effectors occurs in the marginal zone and red pulp, and is promoted by IL-12 through direct and indirect mechanisms.
Suhagi Shah, Gijsbert M Grotenbreg, Amariliz Rivera, George S Yap
10.7554/eLife.09017
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Shigella flexneri, globally the most frequent cause of bacterial dysentery, is far more diverse, and has caused disease around the world for far longer than other Shigella species by persisting in local environments over extended timescales.
Thomas R Connor, Clare R Barker, Kate S Baker, François-Xavier Weill, Kaisar Ali Talukder, Anthony M Smith, Stephen Baker, Malika Gouali, Duy Pham Thanh, Ishrat Jahan Azmi, Wanderley Dias da Silveira, Torsten Semmler, Lothar H Wieler, Claire Jenkins, Alejandro Cravioto, Shah M Faruque, Julian Parkhill, Dong Wook Kim, Karen H Keddy, Nicholas R Thomson
10.7554/eLife.07335
Analysis of chromerid algal genomes reveals how apicomplexans have evolved from free-living algae into successful eukaryotic parasites via massive losses and re-inventing functional roles of genes.
Yong H Woo, Hifzur Ansari, Thomas D Otto, Christen M Klinger, Martin Kolisko, Jan Michálek, Alka Saxena, Dhanasekaran Shanmugam, Annageldi Tayyrov, Alaguraj Veluchamy, Shahjahan Ali, Axel Bernal, Javier del Campo, Jaromír Cihlář, Pavel Flegontov, Sebastian G Gornik, Eva Hajdušková, Aleš Horák, Jan Janouškovec, Nicholas J Katris, Fred D Mast, Diego Miranda-Saavedra, Tobias Mourier, Raeece Naeem, Mridul Nair, Aswini K Panigrahi, Neil D Rawlings, Eriko Padron-Regalado, Abhinay Ramaprasad, Nadira Samad, Aleš Tomčala, Jon Wilkes, Daniel E Neafsey, Christian Doerig, Chris Bowler, Patrick J Keeling, David S Roos, Joel B Dacks, Thomas J Templeton, Ross F Waller, Julius Lukeš, Miroslav Oborník, Arnab Pain
10.7554/eLife.06974

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