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- Welch, M.D.; Iwamatsu, A.; Mitchison, T.J.
- Nature 1997 v.385 no.6613 pp. 265-268
- Listeria monocytogenes; polymerization; pathogens; membrane proteins; food pathogens
- ... The pathogenic bacterium Listeria monocytogenes is capable of directed movement within the cytoplasm of infected host cells. Propulsion is thought to be driven by actin polymerization at the bacterial cell surface, and moving bacteria leave in their wake a tail of actin filaments. Determining the mechanism by which L. monocytogenes polymerizes actin may aid the understanding of how actin polymeriz ...
- Cousens, S.N.; Vynnycky, E.; Zeidler, M.; Will, R.G.; Smith, P.G.
- Nature 1997 v.385 no.6613 pp. 197-198
- disease outbreaks; prediction; bovine spongiform encephalopathy; Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome; United Kingdom