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    November 2021
  1. PAYROS D, Alonso H, Malaga W, Volle A, et al
    Rv0180c contributes to Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell shape and to infectivity in mice and macrophages.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  2. PEKMEZOVIC M, Kaune AK, Austermeier S, Hitzler SUJ, et al
    Human albumin enhances the pathogenic potential of Candida glabrata on vaginal epithelial cells.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010037.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  3. Correction: Correction: Glutamate dehydrogenase (Gdh2)-dependent alkalization is dispensable for escape from macrophages and virulence of Candida albicans.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. LEAL-CALVO T, Avanzi C, Mendes MA, Benjak A, et al
    A new paradigm for leprosy diagnosis based on host gene expression.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. PERES NG, Wang N, Whitney P, Engel S, et al
    CD4+ T cell immunity to Salmonella is transient in the circulation.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010004.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. GREGORY AL, Pensinger DA, Hryckowian AJ
    A short chain fatty acid-centric view of Clostridioides difficile pathogenesis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009959.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. COBURN J, Picardeau M, Woods CW, Veldman T, et al
    Pathogenesis insights from an ancient and ubiquitous spirochete.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009836.
    PubMed    


  8. OUTRAM MA, Solomon PS, Williams SJ
    Pro-domain processing of fungal effector proteins from plant pathogens.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010000.
    PubMed    


  9. ABUAITA BH, Lawrence AE, Berger RP, Hill DR, et al
    Comparative transcriptional profiling of the early host response to infection by typhoidal and non-typhoidal Salmonella serovars in human intestinal organoids.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009987.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. AGUIRRE AM, Yalcinkaya N, Wu Q, Swennes A, et al
    Bile acid-independent protection against Clostridioides difficile infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010015.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. EARLE SG, Lobanovska M, Lavender H, Tang C, et al
    Genome-wide association studies reveal the role of polymorphisms affecting factor H binding protein expression in host invasion by Neisseria meningitidis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009992.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. GU H, Cai X, Zhang X, Luo J, et al
    A previously uncharacterized two-component signaling system in uropathogenic Escherichia coli coordinates protection against host-derived oxidative stress with activation of hemolysin-mediated host cell pyroptosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1010005.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. BLAND DM, Miarinjara A, Bosio CF, Calarco J, et al
    Acquisition of yersinia murine toxin enabled Yersinia pestis to expand the range of mammalian hosts that sustain flea-borne plague.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009995.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. BJANES E, Sillas RG, Matsuda R, Demarco B, et al
    Genetic targeting of Card19 is linked to disrupted NINJ1 expression, impaired cell lysis, and increased susceptibility to Yersinia infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009967.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. SULLIVAN JR, Lupien A, Kalthoff E, Hamela C, et al
    Efficacy of epetraborole against Mycobacterium abscessus is increased with norvaline.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009965.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. KELLIHER JL, Grunenwald CM, Abrahams RR, Daanen ME, et al
    PASTA kinase-dependent control of peptidoglycan synthesis via ReoM is required for cell wall stress responses, cytosolic survival, and virulence in Listeria monocytogenes.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009881.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  17. COLLINS JM, Jones DP, Sharma A, Khadka M, et al
    TCA cycle remodeling drives proinflammatory signaling in humans with pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009941.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. GIBSON JF, Pidwill GR, Carnell OT, Surewaard BGJ, et al
    Commensal bacteria augment Staphylococcus aureus infection by inactivation of phagocyte-derived reactive oxygen species.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. CHEN X, Teoh WP, Stock MR, Resko ZJ, et al
    Branched chain fatty acid synthesis drives tissue-specific innate immune response and infection dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. STELZNER K, Boyny A, Hertlein T, Sroka A, et al
    Intracellular Staphylococcus aureus employs the cysteine protease staphopain A to induce host cell death in epithelial cells.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009874.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. RAMOS Y, Sansone S, Morales DK
    Sugarcoating it: Enterococcal polysaccharides as key modulators of host-pathogen interactions.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009822.
    PubMed    


  22. LIU J, Willems HME, Sansevere EA, Allert S, et al
    A variant ECE1 allele contributes to reduced pathogenicity of Candida albicans during vulvovaginal candidiasis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009884.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. DE LAY BD, Cameron TA, De Lay NR, Norris SJ, et al
    Comparison of transcriptional profiles of Treponema pallidum during experimental infection of rabbits and in vitro culture: Highly similar, yet different.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009949.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. GUTIERREZ S, Fischer J, Ganesan R, Hos NJ, et al
    Salmonella Typhimurium impairs glycolysis-mediated acidification of phagosomes to evade macrophage defense.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009943.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. MCDOUGAL CE, Morrow ZT, Christopher T, Kim S, et al
    Phagocytes produce prostaglandin E2 in response to cytosolic Listeria monocytogenes.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. GOLDSMITH JA, DiVenere AM, Maynard JA, McLellan JS, et al
    Structural basis for antibody binding to adenylate cyclase toxin reveals RTX linkers as neutralization-sensitive epitopes.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009920.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. WU X, Ning C, Key FM, Andrades Valtuena A, et al
    A 3,000-year-old, basal S. enterica lineage from Bronze Age Xinjiang suggests spread along the Proto-Silk Road.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009886.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. DEMARS A, Vitali A, Comein A, Carlier E, et al
    Aconitate decarboxylase 1 participates in the control of pulmonary Brucella infection in mice.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009887.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. BAGAYOKO S, Leon-Icaza SA, Pinilla M, Hessel A, et al
    Host phospholipid peroxidation fuels ExoU-dependent cell necrosis and supports Pseudomonas aeruginosa-driven pathology.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009927.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. RUSSO BC, Duncan-Lowey JK, Chen P, Goldberg MB, et al
    The type 3 secretion system requires actin polymerization to open translocon pores.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009932.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. CULYBA MJ, Van Tyne D
    Bacterial evolution during human infection: Adapt and live or adapt and die.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009872.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. TAGGART MG, Snelling WJ, Naughton PJ, La Ragione RM, et al
    Biofilm regulation in Clostridioides difficile: Novel systems linked to hypervirulence.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009817.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. GUO Z, Kang S, Wu Q, Wang S, et al
    The regulation landscape of MAPK signaling cascade for thwarting Bacillus thuringiensis infection in an insect host.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009917.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. XIA Y, Cebrian R, Xu C, Jong A, et al
    Elucidating the mechanism by which synthetic helper peptides sensitize Pseudomonas aeruginosa to multiple antibiotics.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009909.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. VAIL KJ, da Silveira BP, Bell SL, Cohen ND, et al
    The opportunistic intracellular bacterial pathogen Rhodococcus equi elicits type I interferon by engaging cytosolic DNA sensing in macrophages.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009888.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  36. YADAV B, Specht CA, Lee CK, Pokrovskii M, et al
    Lung eosinophils elicited during allergic and acute aspergillosis express RORt and IL-23R but do not require IL-23 for IL-17 production.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009891.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. WAGNER AS, Hancock TJ, Lumsdaine SW, Kauffman SJ, et al
    Activation of Cph1 causes ss(1,3)-glucan unmasking in Candida albicans and attenuates virulence in mice in a neutrophil-dependent manner.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009839.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. SINGH DK, Tousif S, Bhaskar A, Devi A, et al
    Luteolin as a potential host-directed immunotherapy adjunct to isoniazid treatment of tuberculosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009805.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. KOYUNCU D, Niazi MKK, Tavolara T, Abeijon C, et al
    CXCL1: A new diagnostic biomarker for human tuberculosis discovered using Diversity Outbred mice.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009773.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. MIN K, Jannace TF, Si H, Veeramah KR, et al
    Integrative multi-omics profiling reveals cAMP-independent mechanisms regulating hyphal morphogenesis in Candida albicans.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009861.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. FRANZA T, Rogstam A, Thiyagarajan S, Sullivan MJ, et al
    NAD+ pool depletion as a signal for the Rex regulon involved in Streptococcus agalactiae virulence.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009791.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. SOUZA ACO, Martin-Vicente A, Nywening AV, Ge W, et al
    Loss of Septation Initiation Network (SIN) kinases blocks tissue invasion and unlocks echinocandin cidal activity against Aspergillus fumigatus.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009806.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. MORELLI KA, Kerkaert JD, Cramer RA
    Aspergillus fumigatus biofilms: Toward understanding how growth as a multicellular network increases antifungal resistance and disease progression.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009794.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. SILAO FGS, Ryman K, Jiang T, Ward M, et al
    Correction: Glutamate dehydrogenase (Gdh2)-dependent alkalization is dispensable for escape from macrophages and virulence of Candida albicans.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009877.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. SINGH DK, Dwivedi VP, Singh SP, Kumari A, et al
    Correction: Luteolin-mediated Kv1.3 K+ channel inhibition augments BCG vaccine efficacy against tuberculosis by promoting central memory T cell responses in mice.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009896.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  46. CAI Y, Jaecklein E, Mackenzie J, Papavinasasundaram K, et al
    Host immunity increases Mycobacterium tuberculosis reliance on cytochrome bd oxidase.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1008911.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. ALONSO-MONGE R, Gresnigt MS, Roman E, Hube B, et al
    Candida albicans colonization of the gastrointestinal tract: A double-edged sword.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009710.
    PubMed    


  48. BURKS C, Darby A, Gomez Londono L, Momany M, et al
    Azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus in the environment: Identifying key reservoirs and hotspots of antifungal resistance.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009711.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. RASTOGI S, Ellinwood S, Augenstreich J, Mayer-Barber KD, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis inhibits the NLRP3 inflammasome activation via its phosphokinase PknF.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009712.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  50. GENESTET C, Hodille E, Barbry A, Berland JL, et al
    Rifampicin exposure reveals within-host Mycobacterium tuberculosis diversity in patients with delayed culture conversion.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. HWANG W, Yong JH, Min KB, Lee KM, et al
    Genome-wide association study of signature genetic alterations among pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis isolates.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009681.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. SANDS NA, Beernink PT
    Two human antibodies to a meningococcal serogroup B vaccine antigen enhance binding of complement Factor H by stabilizing the Factor H binding site.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  53. TRIPATHI D, Radhakrishnan RK, Thandi RS, Paidipally P, et al
    Correction: IL-22 produced by type 3 innate lymphoid cells (ILC3s) reduces the mortality of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) mice infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009578.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. CHEN X, Zhou X, Liao B, Zhou Y, et al
    The cross-kingdom interaction between Helicobacter pylori and Candida albicans.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009515.
    PubMed    


  55. DOW A, Sule P, O'Donnell TJ, Burger A, et al
    Zinc limitation triggers anticipatory adaptations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. SAH SK, Hayes JJ, Rustchenko E
    The role of aneuploidy in the emergence of echinocandin resistance in human fungal pathogen Candida albicans.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009564.
    PubMed    


  57. STEINER SE, Choong FX, Antypas H, Morado-Urbina CE, et al
    UPEC kidney infection triggers neuro-immune communication leading to modulation of local renal inflammation by splenic IFNgamma.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009553.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. DAVIS MM, Brock AM, DeHart TG, Boribong BP, et al
    The peptidoglycan-associated protein NapA plays an important role in the envelope integrity and in the pathogenesis of the lyme disease spirochete.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009546.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. CHAU NYE, Ahmad S, Whitney JC, Coombes BK, et al
    Emerging and divergent roles of pyrophosphorylated nucleotides in bacterial physiology and pathogenesis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. STEVENS EJ, Bates KA, King KC
    Host microbiota can facilitate pathogen infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. WALKER AC, Bhargava R, Vaziriyan-Sani AS, Pourciau C, et al
    Colonization of the Caenorhabditis elegans gut with human enteric bacterial pathogens leads to proteostasis disruption that is rescued by butyrate.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009510.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. HUI WW, Emerson LE, Clapp B, Sheppe AE, et al
    Antigen-encapsulating host extracellular vesicles derived from Salmonella-infected cells stimulate pathogen-specific Th1-type responses in vivo.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009465.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. LIN T, Quellier D, Lamb J, Voisin T, et al
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced nociceptor activation increases susceptibility to infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009557.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. PEREZ-MORALES D, Nava-Galeana J, Rosales-Reyes R, Teehan P, et al
    An incoherent feedforward loop formed by SirA/BarA, HilE and HilD is involved in controlling the growth cost of virulence factor expression by Salmonella Typhimurium.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009630.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. PHENN J, Pane-Farre J, Meukow N, Klein A, et al
    RegAB Homolog of Burkholderia pseudomallei is the Master Regulator of Redox Control and involved in Virulence.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009604.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. BESSAIAH H, Pokharel P, Loucif H, Kulbay M, et al
    The RyfA small RNA regulates oxidative and osmotic stress responses and virulence in uropathogenic Escherichia coli.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. LIU C, Stocke K, Fitzsimonds ZR, Yakoumatos L, et al
    A bacterial tyrosine phosphatase modulates cell proliferation through targeting RGCC.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009598.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. YEBRA G, Haag AF, Neamah MM, Wee BA, et al
    Radical genome remodelling accompanied the emergence of a novel host-restricted bacterial pathogen.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. RETCHLESS AC, Chen A, Chang HY, Blain AE, et al
    Using Neisseria meningitidis genomic diversity to inform outbreak strain identification.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009586.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. GOMES MTR, Guimaraes ES, Marinho FV, Macedo I, et al
    STING regulates metabolic reprogramming in macrophages via HIF-1alpha during Brucella infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009597.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  71. PENARANDA C, Chumbler NM, Hung DT
    Dual transcriptional analysis reveals adaptation of host and pathogen to intracellular survival of Pseudomonas aeruginosa associated with urinary tract infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009534.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. MORI G, Morrison M, Blumenthal A
    Microbiome-immune interactions in tuberculosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. EICHNER H, Karlsson J, Spelmink L, Pathak A, et al
    RNA thermosensors facilitate Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae immune evasion.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009513.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. NAKAMURA K, Ogura Y, Gotoh Y, Hayashi T, et al
    Prophages integrating into prophages: A mechanism to accumulate type III secretion effector genes and duplicate Shiga toxin-encoding prophages in Escherichia coli.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009073.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. TECLE E, Chhan CB, Franklin L, Underwood RS, et al
    The purine nucleoside phosphorylase pnp-1 regulates epithelial cell resistance to infection in C. elegans.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009350.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. WRIGHT K, de Silva K, Plain KM, Purdie AC, et al
    Mycobacterial infection-induced miR-206 inhibits protective neutrophil recruitment via the CXCL12/CXCR4 signalling axis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009186.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. LUK CH, Valenzuela C, Gil M, Swistak L, et al
    Salmonella enters a dormant state within human epithelial cells for persistent infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009550.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. VORNHAGEN J, Bassis CM, Ramakrishnan S, Hein R, et al
    A plasmid locus associated with Klebsiella clinical infections encodes a microbiome-dependent gut fitness factor.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. CHEN Y, Vargas SM, Smith TC 2nd, Karna SLR, et al
    Borrelia peptidoglycan interacting Protein (BpiP) contributes to the fitness of Borrelia burgdorferi against host-derived factors and influences virulence in mouse models of Lyme disease.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. BORTELL N, Aguilera ER, Lenz LL
    Pulmonary insults exacerbate susceptibility to oral Listeria monocytogenes infection through the production of IL-10 by NK cells.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. NNADI NE, Carter DA
    Climate change and the emergence of fungal pathogens.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009503.
    PubMed    


  82. AN J, Zhao X, Wang Y, Noriega J, et al
    Western-style diet impedes colonization and clearance of Citrobacter rodentium.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. QIN W, Brands X, Van't Veer C, F de Vos A, et al
    Bronchial epithelial DNA methyltransferase 3b dampens pulmonary immune responses during Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009491.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  84. O'BRIEN CE, Oliveira-Pacheco J, O Cinneide E, Haase MAB, et al
    Population genomics of the pathogenic yeast Candida tropicalis identifies hybrid isolates in environmental samples.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. SUTTON JAF, Carnell OT, Lafage L, Gray J, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus cell wall structure and dynamics during host-pathogen interaction.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009468.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. LIU H, Xu W, Bruno VM, Phan QT, et al
    Determining Aspergillus fumigatus transcription factor expression and function during invasion of the mammalian lung.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009235.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. NAZ S, Dabral S, Nagarajan SN, Arora D, et al
    Compromised base excision repair pathway in Mycobacterium tuberculosis imparts superior adaptability in the host.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009452.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. KLOPFENSTEIN N, Brandt SL, Castellanos S, Gunzer M, et al
    SOCS-1 inhibition of type I interferon restrains Staphylococcus aureus skin host defense.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. DAMMANN AN, Chamby AB, Catomeris AJ, Davidson KM, et al
    Genome-Wide fitness analysis of group B Streptococcus in human amniotic fluid reveals a transcription factor that controls multiple virulence traits.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009116.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. CHO J, Costa SK, Wierzbicki RM, Rigby WFC, et al
    The extracellular loop of the membrane permease VraG interacts with GraS to sense cationic antimicrobial peptides in Staphylococcus aureus.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. TABUSI M, Thorsdottir S, Lysandrou M, Narciso AR, et al
    Neuronal death in pneumococcal meningitis is triggered by pneumolysin and RrgA interactions with beta-actin.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. RISTOW LC, Davis JM
    The granuloma in cryptococcal disease.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009342.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. BRIARD B, Malireddi RKS, Kanneganti TD
    Role of inflammasomes/pyroptosis and PANoptosis during fungal infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009358.
    PubMed    


  94. FROST LR, Cheng JKJ, Unnikrishnan M
    Clostridioides difficile biofilms: A mechanism of persistence in the gut?
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009348.
    PubMed    


  95. HENNEMANN LC, LaFayette SL, Malet JK, Bortolotti P, et al
    LasR-deficient Pseudomonas aeruginosa variants increase airway epithelial mICAM-1 expression and enhance neutrophilic lung inflammation.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. BREWER SM, Twittenhoff C, Kortmann J, Brubaker SW, et al
    A Salmonella Typhi RNA thermosensor regulates virulence factors and innate immune evasion in response to host temperature.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. PARMAR N, Burrows K, Vornewald PM, Lindholm HT, et al
    Intestinal-epithelial LSD1 controls goblet cell maturation and effector responses required for gut immunity to bacterial and helminth infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. STATON GJ, Clegg SR, Ainsworth S, Armstrong S, et al
    Dissecting the molecular diversity and commonality of bovine and human treponemes identifies key survival and adhesion mechanisms.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009464.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. LUANGTRAKUL W, Boonchuen P, Jaree P, Kumar R, et al
    Cytotoxicity of Vibrio parahaemolyticus AHPND toxin on shrimp hemocytes, a newly identified target tissue, involves binding of toxin to aminopeptidase N1 receptor.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. SPINSANTI M, Brignoli T, Bodini M, Fontana LE, et al
    Deconvolution of intergenic polymorphisms determining high expression of Factor H binding protein in meningococcus and their association with invasive disease.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009461.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. RENIERIS G, Droggiti DE, Katrini K, Koufargyris P, et al
    Host cystathionine-gamma lyase derived hydrogen sulfide protects against Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. MOLLAH MMI, Ahmed S, Kim Y
    Immune mediation of HMG-like DSP1 via Toll-Spatzle pathway and its specific inhibition by salicylic acid analogs.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009467.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. KAWABATA M, Matsuo H, Koito T, Murata M, et al
    Legionella hijacks the host Golgi-to-ER retrograde pathway for the association of Legionella-containing vacuole with the ER.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009437.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. WU Y, Wang Y, Yang H, Li Q, et al
    Resident bacteria contribute to opportunistic infections of the respiratory tract.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009436.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. COHEN E, Azriel S, Auster O, Gal A, et al
    Pathoadaptation of the passerine-associated Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium lineage to the avian host.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. NADEEM A, Alam A, Toh E, Myint SL, et al
    Phosphatidic acid-mediated binding and mammalian cell internalization of the Vibrio cholerae cytotoxin MakA.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009414.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  107. LOOD C, Peeters C, Lamy-Besnier Q, Wagemans J, et al
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    Macrophage-specific responses to human- and animal-adapted tubercle bacilli reveal pathogen and host factors driving multinucleated cell formation.
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    Type I IFNs facilitate innate immune control of the opportunistic bacteria Burkholderia cenocepacia in the macrophage cytosol.
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    PspC domain-containing protein (PCP) determines Streptococcus mutans biofilm formation through bacterial extracellular DNA release and platelet adhesion in experimental endocarditis.
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    Capture and visualization of live Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli from tuberculosis patient bioaerosols.
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    SND1 promotes Th1/17 immunity against chlamydial lung infection through enhancing dendritic cell function.
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    Uropathogenic E. coli induces DNA damage in the bladder.
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    Bacterial virulence plays a crucial role in MRSA sepsis.
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    An aspartyl protease-mediated cleavage regulates structure and function of a flavodoxin-like protein and aids oxidative stress survival.
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    Transferrin-mediated iron sequestration suggests a novel therapeutic strategy for controlling Nosema disease in the honey bee, Apis mellifera.
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    January 2021
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    Exploring amino acid and peptide transporters as therapeutic targets to attenuate virulence and antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.
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    Functional analyses of epidemic Clostridioides difficile toxin B variants reveal their divergence in utilizing receptors and inducing pathology.
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    G protein-coupled receptors: The choreographers of innate immunity in Caenorhabditis elegans.
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    A novel mode of control of nickel uptake by a multifunctional metallochaperone.
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    November 2020
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    Structural insights into loss of function of a pore forming toxin and its role in pneumococcal adaptation to an intracellular lifestyle.
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    The pathogenesis of cardiac microlesion formation during severe bacteremic infection.
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    October 2020
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    September 2020
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    August 2020
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    Beyond tug-of-war: Iron metabolism in cooperative host-microbe interactions.
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