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Table of Contents: December 2007

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Wolbachia bacteria are shown here concentrating at the posterior of a Drosophila oocyte. Yellow labeling indicates nuclei of surrounding cells (large circles) and Wolbachia in the oocyte (smaller puncta). Cell boundaries are indicated in blue (see Serbus and Sullivan, e190).

Review

Nod-Like Receptors: Cytosolic Watchdogs for Immunity against Pathogens

Jean-Claude Sirard, Cécile Vignal, Rodrigue Dessein, Mathias Chamaillard

Research Articles

Progression of Plasmodium berghei through Anopheles stephensi Is Density-Dependent

Robert E Sinden, Emma J Dawes, Yasmene Alavi, Joanna Waldock, Olivia Finney, Jacqui Mendoza, Geoff A Butcher, Laura Andrews, Adrian V Hill, Sarah C Gilbert, María-Gloria Basáñez

Interfering Residues Narrow the Spectrum of MLV Restriction by Human TRIM5α

Pierre V Maillard, Séverine Reynard, Fatima Serhan, Priscilla Turelli, Didier Trono

Convergent Use of RhoGAP Toxins by Eukaryotic Parasites and Bacterial Pathogens

Dominique Colinet, Antonin Schmitz, Delphine Depoix, Didier Crochard, Marylène Poirié

Hemolytic C-Type Lectin CEL-III from Sea Cucumber Expressed in Transgenic Mosquitoes Impairs Malaria Parasite Development

Shigeto Yoshida, Yohei Shimada, Daisuke Kondoh, Yoshiaki Kouzuma, Anil K Ghosh, Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, Robert E Sinden

A Two-Phase Innate Host Response to Alphavirus Infection Identified by mRNP-Tagging In Vivo

Jennifer L Konopka, Luiz O Penalva, Joseph M Thompson, Laura J White, Clayton W Beard, Jack D Keene, Robert E Johnston

Receptor-Binding and Oncogenic Properties of Polyoma Viruses Isolated from Feral Mice

John Carroll, Dilip Dey, Lori Kreisman, Palanivel Velupillai, Jean Dahl, Samuel Telford, Roderick Bronson, Thomas Benjamin

Co-Circulation and Evolution of Polioviruses and Species C Enteroviruses in a District of Madagascar

Mala Rakoto-Andrianarivelo, Sophie Guillot, Jane Iber, Jean Balanant, Bruno Blondel, Franck Riquet, Javier Martin, Olen Kew, Bakolalao Randriamanalina, Lalatiana Razafinimpiasa, Dominique Rousset, Francis Delpeyroux

Hemophagocytic Macrophages Harbor Salmonella enterica during Persistent Infection

Rebecca N Nix, Sarah E Altschuler, Peter M Henson, Corrella S Detweiler

A Novel Inhibitory Mechanism of Mitochondrion-Dependent Apoptosis by a Herpesviral Protein

Pinghui Feng, Chengyu Liang, Young C Shin, Xiaofei E, Weijun Zhang, Robyn Gravel, Ting-ting Wu, Ren Sun, Edward Usherwood, Jae U Jung

Self-Regulation of Candida albicans Population Size during GI Colonization

Sarah Jane White, Ari Rosenbach, Paul Lephart, Diem Nguyen, Alana Benjamin, Saul Tzipori, Malcolm Whiteway, Joan Mecsas, Carol A Kumamoto

Mechanism of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Exclusion from Mycobacterial Phagosomes

Alexander S Davis, Isabelle Vergne, Sharon S Master, George B Kyei, Jennifer Chua, Vojo Deretic

Edema Toxin Impairs Anthracidal Phospholipase A2 Expression by Alveolar Macrophages

Benoit Raymond, Dominique Leduc, Lucas Ravaux, Ronan Le Goffic, Thomas Candela, Michel Raymondjean, Pierre Louis Goossens, Lhousseine Touqui

Apicoplast Lipoic Acid Protein Ligase B Is Not Essential for Plasmodium falciparum

Svenja Günther, Lynsey Wallace, Eva-Maria Patzewitz, Paul J McMillan, Janet Storm, Carsten Wrenger, Ryan Bissett, Terry K Smith, Sylke Müller

A Single Mutation in Chikungunya Virus Affects Vector Specificity and Epidemic Potential

Konstantin A Tsetsarkin, Dana L Vanlandingham, Charles E McGee, Stephen Higgs