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Science 319 (5864): 734-735

Copyright © 2008 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The Right Resident Bugs

Neal Silverman and Nicholas Paquette

A link between a transcription factor and control of immune responses in the fly gut opens the door to analyses of host-microbe mutalism.

The authors are in the Division of Infectious Disease, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA. E-mail: neal.silverman{at}

Differential regulation of mRNA stability controls the transient expression of genes encoding Drosophila antimicrobial peptide with distinct immune response characteristics.
Y. Wei, Q. Xiao, T. Zhang, Z. Mou, J. You, and W.-J. Ma (2009)
Nucleic Acids Res. 37, 6550-6561
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Bacterial-Modulated Signaling Pathways in Gut Homeostasis.
W.-J. Lee (2008)
Science Signaling 1, pe24
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