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 | 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 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