Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Microbiology and Infectious Disease

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    Indole produced during dysbiosis mediates host–microorganism chemical communication

    Rui-Qiu Yang, Yong-Hong Chen ... Cheng-Gang Zou
    In C. elegans, neuronic TRPA-1 senses bacterial accumulation by detecting indole production to up-regulate lysozyme genes via FOXO/DAF-16 in the intestine, thereby delaying microbial dysbiosis.
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    Atlas of Plasmodium falciparum intraerythrocytic development using expansion microscopy

    Benjamin Liffner, Ana Karla Cepeda Diaz ... Sabrina Absalon
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    PI(3,4,5)P3 allosteric regulation of repressor activator protein 1 controls antigenic variation in trypanosomes

    Abdoulie O Touray, Rishi Rajesh ... Igor Cestari
    Nuclear phosphoinositide signaling controls telomeric gene repression and activation essential for switching expression of surface antigen genes and thus antigenic variation.

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    University of New South Wales, Australia
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    Imperial College London, United Kingdom
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    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
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