Editors' ChoiceHost-Pathogen Interactions

A painful takedown of host defenses

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Science Signaling  12 Jun 2018:
Vol. 11, Issue 534, eaau4230
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aau4230

A flesh-eating bacterium disables host defenses by inducing pain-sensing neurons to release a neutrophil-inhibiting peptide.

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