Caister Academic Press

The Bacterial Life in the Cytosol

Serge Mostowy and Pascale Cossart
from: Bacterial Pathogenesis: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms (Edited by: Camille Locht and Michel Simonet). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2012)

Abstract

To live inside host cells and replicate, pathogenic bacteria can either establish a niche in a vacuolar compartment or escape to the cytosol. In this chapter, we review our understanding of pathogenic mechanisms to escape and live in the cytosol, and highlight recent studies of bacterial survival strategies to counteract intracytosolic host defences read more ...
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