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How Intracellular Bacteria Hijack Your Cells
Scientists studying pathogens such as Chlamydia, Legionella, and Listeria get a master class in how to control the internal workings of mammalian cells.
How Intracellular Bacteria Hijack Your Cells
How Intracellular Bacteria Hijack Your Cells

Scientists studying pathogens such as Chlamydia, Legionella, and Listeria get a master class in how to control the internal workings of mammalian cells.

Scientists studying pathogens such as Chlamydia, Legionella, and Listeria get a master class in how to control the internal workings of mammalian cells.

Listeria monocytogenes
Illustration showing how some intracellular bacteria, such as <em >Legionella pneumophila</em>, manipulate the cell&#39;s membranes for their own good
Infographic: Intracellular Bacteria’s Tricks for Host Manipulation 
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2022 | 2 min read
Various microbes, including several human pathogens, hijack the cell’s skeleton, membranes, and protein-making machinery to make themselves at home.
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Researchers are taking a close look at the bacterium that causes listeriosis disease.
 
Crossing Boundaries
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2014 | 9 min read
A groundbreaker in the study of Listeria monocytogenes, Pascale Cossart continues to build her research tool kit to understand how to fight such intracellular human pathogens.
Haley Oliver: Master of Meat
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2014 | 3 min read
Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science, Purdue University, Age: 32
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Sabrina Richards | Apr 22, 2013 | 3 min read
Researchers use bacteria to deliver radiation to shrink pancreatic tumors in mice.
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