Trogocytosis-associated cell to cell spread of intracellular bacterial pathogens.

Abstract

Macrophages are myeloid-derived phagocytic cells and one of the first immune cell types to respond to microbial infections. However, a number of bacterial pathogens are resistant to the antimicrobial activities of macrophages and can grow within these cells. Macrophages have other immune surveillance roles including the acquisition of cytosolic components… (More)
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.10625

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