Thursday, December 20, 2012

iMAD approach to host-pathogen screening. Breaking report.

These authors report a strategy for simultaneous genetic manipulation of both host (Drosophila cells) and pathogen genes.

O'Connor TJ, Boyd D, Dorer MS, Isberg RR. Aggravating genetic interactions allow a solution to redundancy in a bacterial pathogen. Science. 2012 Dec 14;338(6113):1440-4. doi: 10.1126/science.1229556. PubMed PMID: 23239729.

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