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Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (blue) expressing type 1 pili invade bladder epithelial cells by engaging α3β1 integrin receptors (green) and F-actin (red). Similar interactions may facilitate the uptake of other type 1–piliated bacterial pathogens in diverse niches throughout the host (see Eto et al, e100).

Image Credit: Micrograph by Danelle Eto. Processed using a craquelure filter with Adobe Photoshop software.


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