Staphylococcus aureus α-toxin-dependent induction of host cell death by membrane-derived vesicles.

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Thay, Bernard; Wai, Sun Nyunt; Oscarsson, Jan;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054661, pmc: PMC3561366
  • Subject: Host-Pathogen Interaction | Toxicology | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Biology | Molecular Cell Biology | Cell Death | Dentistry | Infectious Diseases | Microbiology | Medicine | Bacterial Pathogens | Odontologi | Bacterial Diseases | Pathogenesis | Q | R | Toxic Agents | Virology | Science | Virulence Factors and Mechanisms | Staphylococcus Aureus

Staphylococcus aureus causes a wide spectrum of infections in humans, ranging from superficial cutaneous infections, infections in the circum-oral region, to life-threatening bacteremia. It was recently demonstrated that Gram-positive organisms such as S. aureus liberat... View more
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