Fatal attraction of mammalian cells to Legionella pneumophila.

@article{Kwaik1998FatalAO,
  title={Fatal attraction of mammalian cells to Legionella pneumophila.},
  author={Yousef Abu Kwaik},
  journal={Molecular microbiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={689-95}
}
Legionella pneumophila is a protozoan parasite that causes Legionnaires' disease. Its ability to do so is dependent on its capacity to replicate intracellularly within a phagosome that is not trafficked through the endosomal-lysosomal pathway and is surrounded by the rough endoplasmic reticulum. Within this unique niche, the bacterium undergoes alterations… CONTINUE READING