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Immune Cell Suicide Alarm Helps Destroy Escaping Bacteria


January 24, 2013

bacteria that have invaded host cells A University of North Carolina School of Medicine study may have implications for thwarting the effects of a bio-terrorism attack with lethal microbes, as well as finding a way to save people in septic shock, an overwhelming bacterial infection of the blood. Full Story

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