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July 5, 2016
Understanding Images: Coat of Invisibility – How Trypanosoma brucei Evades Recognition

Every pathogen faces a similar predicament of how to exploit nutrient-rich, but often inhospitable, host environments. The cellular surface is the primary interface of the host-pathogen interaction, where receptors of immunity reside, ready to detect and respond to foreign molecules exposed on the surface of viruses, bacteria, and eukaryotic pathogens.

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