Exploitation of host lipids by bacteria.

Abstract

Bacteria that interact with eukaryotic cells have developed a variety of strategies to divert host lipids, or cellular processes driven by lipids, to their benefit. Host lipids serve as building blocks for bacterial membrane formation and as energy source. They promote the formation of specific microdomains, facilitating interactions with the host. Host… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2013.11.003

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