ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
A nine-banded armadillo walking on dry grass.
Leprosy Bacterium Rejuvenates Armadillos’ Livers
Mycobacterium leprae appeared to reprogram the animals’ livers to a state partially resembling early development, resulting in healthy organ growth.
Leprosy Bacterium Rejuvenates Armadillos’ Livers
Leprosy Bacterium Rejuvenates Armadillos’ Livers

Mycobacterium leprae appeared to reprogram the animals’ livers to a state partially resembling early development, resulting in healthy organ growth.

Mycobacterium leprae appeared to reprogram the animals’ livers to a state partially resembling early development, resulting in healthy organ growth.

leprosy
Uncovering Leprosy’s Genetic Recipe for Success
Uncovering Leprosy’s Genetic Recipe for Success
Nele Haelterman, PhD | Aug 17, 2022 | 3 min read
Researchers identify what makes certain people more likely to contract leprosy than others.
Discover Genetic Influences on the Immune Response
The Genetics Behind Immune Response Variability
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 31, 2022 | 1 min read
Researchers seek genomic clues to understand differences in the immune response to infection.
Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies
Catherine Offord | Oct 2, 2018 | 2 min read
An accomplished infectious disease scientist, Meyers spent the 1960s treating and studying the condition in central Africa.
Image of the Day: Leprosy Lesion
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Mar 23, 2018 | 1 min read
Researchers identify two blood-clotting proteins that could be biomarkers for cardiovascular reactions in patients with leprosy.
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015 | 6 min read
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Comparing Leprosy Bacteria
Kate Yandell | Mar 27, 2015 | 3 min read
Researchers sequence the genome of Mycobacterium lepromatosis, a recently discovered sister species to the primary leprosy-causing bacterium.
The Leprosy Bacillus, circa 1873
Kate Yandell | Oct 1, 2013 | 2 min read
A scientist’s desperate attempts to prove that Mycobacterium leprae causes leprosy landed him on trial, but his insights into the disease’s pathology were eventually vindicated.
Genome Digest
Kate Yandell | Aug 1, 2013 | 5 min read
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Chris Palmer | Jun 19, 2013 | 5 min read
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
ADVERTISEMENT