Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Microbiology and Infectious Disease

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    De novo synthesized polyunsaturated fatty acids operate as both host immunomodulators and nutrients for Mycobacterium tuberculosis

    Thomas Laval et al.
    Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis triggers de novo synthesis of polyunsaturated fatty acids by host macrophages, which promote their antimicrobial responses but feed the intracellular pathogen.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Human MAIT cells respond to and suppress HIV-1

    Chansavath Phetsouphanh et al.
    In depth phenotyping from tissues and in vitro activation studies reveal antiviral function of MAIT cells- with particular emphasis on HIV infection.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Comment on ‘SARS-CoV-2 suppresses anticoagulant and fibrinolytic gene expression in the lung’

    Ethan S FitzGerald, Amanda M Jamieson
    We are writing to comment on an article by Mast et al., 2021, about the drivers of coagulopathy in the lungs of COVID-19 patients.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Human monoclonal antibodies against Staphylococcus aureus surface antigens recognize in vitro and in vivo biofilm

    Lisanne de Vor et al.
    Antibody-based biologicals could provide an alternative approach to improve the diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm-related infections.

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