Autophagy and the cytoskeleton

@article{Mostowy2011AutophagyAT,
  title={Autophagy and the cytoskeleton},
  author={Serge Mostowy and Pascale Cossart},
  journal={Autophagy},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={209 - 780 - 782}
}
Actin-based motility is used by various pathogens such as Listeria and Shigella for dissemination within cells and tissues, yet host factors counteracting this process have not been identified. We have recently discovered that infected host cells can prevent actin-based motility of Shigella by compartmentalizing bacteria inside ‘septin cages,’ revealing a novel mechanism of host defense that restricts dissemination. Because bacterial proteins controlling actin-based motility also regulate the… 
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