Old antibiotics target TB with a new trick.

Published

Journal Article

Autophagy is now recognized as a cellular defense mechanism that can restrict the growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Kim et al. (2012) demonstrate that antibiotics routinely used to treat Mtb infection elicit a host autophagy response critical for bacterial clearance.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zullo, AJ; Lee, S

Published Date

  • May 17, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 419 - 420

PubMed ID

  • 22607793

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22607793

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1934-6069

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chom.2012.05.002

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States