Macrophage nutriprive antimicrobial mechanisms.

@article{Appelberg2006MacrophageNA,
  title={Macrophage nutriprive antimicrobial mechanisms.},
  author={Rui Appelberg},
  journal={Journal of leukocyte biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={1117-28}
}
In addition to oxidative and antibiotic mechanisms of antimicrobial activity, macrophages are able to deprive intracellular pathogens of required nutrients. Thus, microbial killing may not rely only in the toxic environment the microbe reaches but also may result from the scarcity of nutrients in the cellular compartment it occupies. Here, we analyze evidence for such nutriprive (from the latin privare, to deprive of nutrients), antimicrobial mechanisms. Although the direct analysis of nutrient… CONTINUE READING
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