The formation of lipid droplets favors intracellular Mycobacterium leprae survival in SW-10, non-myelinating Schwann cells.

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Jin, Song-Hyo; An, Sung-Kwan; Lee, Seong-Beom;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, volume 11, issue 6 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC5495515, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005687
  • Subject: Glial Cells | Lipids | Research Article | Bacteria | Infectious Diseases | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Apoptosis | Cell Processes | Vesicles | Macroglial Cells | Neglected Tropical Diseases | Pathogens | Phagosomes | Actinobacteria | Leprosy | Cellular Types | Phagocytosis | Biology and Life Sciences | Cell Death | Schwann Cells | Animal Cells | Tropical Diseases | Intracellular Pathogens | Bacterial Diseases | RC955-962 | Cell Biology | RA1-1270 | Cellular Structures and Organelles | Public aspects of medicine | Biochemistry | Organisms | Mycobacterium Leprae | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
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Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease that is caused by the obligate intracellular pathogen Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae), which is the leading cause of all non-traumatic peripheral neuropathies worldwide. Although both myelinating and non-myelinating Schwann cells... View more
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