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Table of Contents: February 2007

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Neutrophil and Aspergillus fumigatus conidia

Image Credit: Photograph provided by Priyanka Narang, Manfred Rohde, and Matthias Gunzer, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research.
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Neutrophil granulocytes drag and phagocytose conidia of Aspergillus fumigatus. The electron microscope image shows a neutrophil (grey) with several attached conidia (green) (see Behnsen et al).

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Research Articles

A New Inhibitor of Apoptosis from Vaccinia Virus and Eukaryotes

Caroline Gubser, Daniele Bergamaschi, Michael Hollinshead, Xin Lu, Frank J. M van Kuppeveld, Geoffrey L Smith

Mechanism of Ad5 Vaccine Immunity and Toxicity: Fiber Shaft Targeting of Dendritic Cells

Cheng Cheng, Jason G. D Gall, Wing-pui Kong, Rebecca L Sheets, Phillip L Gomez, C. Richter King, Gary J Nabel

ROP18 Is a Rhoptry Kinase Controlling the Intracellular Proliferation of Toxoplasma gondii

Hiba El Hajj, Maryse Lebrun, Stefan T Arold, Henri Vial, Gilles Labesse, Jean François Dubremetz

Characterization of a Structural Intermediate of Flavivirus Membrane Fusion

Karin Stiasny, Christian Kössl, Jean Lepault, Félix A Rey, Franz X Heinz

Yeast Functional Genomic Screens Lead to Identification of a Role for a Bacterial Effector in Innate Immunity Regulation

Roger W Kramer, Naomi L Slagowski, Ngozi A Eze, Kara S Giddings, Monica F Morrison, Keri A Siggers, Michael N Starnbach, Cammie F Lesser

The Role of Myelin in Theiler's Virus Persistence in the Central Nervous System

Jean-Pierre Roussarie, Claude Ruffié, Michel Brahic

Environmental Dimensionality Controls the Interaction of Phagocytes with the Pathogenic Fungi Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida albicans

Judith Behnsen, Priyanka Narang, Mike Hasenberg, Frank Gunzer, Ursula Bilitewski, Nina Klippel, Manfred Rohde, Matthias Brock, Axel A Brakhage, Matthias Gunzer

Antifungal Chemical Compounds Identified Using a C. elegans Pathogenicity Assay

Julia Breger, Beth Burgwyn Fuchs, George Aperis, Terence I Moy, Frederick M Ausubel, Eleftherios Mylonakis