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Teaching a new mouse old tricks: Humanized mice as an infection model for Variola virus

September 21, 2021

Teaching a new mouse old tricks: Humanized mice as an infection model for Variola virus

A new research article from Christina Hutson, Ashley Kondas and colleagues and a Formal Comment from Bernard Moss and Geoffrey Smith.

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Corallicolids: The elusive coral-infecting apicomplexans

As corals are challenged by warming seas, overfishing, and ocean acidification, the spread of disease is an important factor in their reaction to these challenges. In this Pearls article, Keeling, Mathur and Kwong shed light on Corallicolids, new members of the Apicomplexa which have emerged as a chance discovery from ecological research.

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Corallicolids: The elusive coral-infecting apicomplexans

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Thinking outside the blood: Perspectives on tissue-resident Trypanosoma brucei

Crilly & Mugnier review articles describing T. brucei infections in humans, natural hosts, and experimental animal models, providing a wealth of information on the distribution and biology of extravascular parasites, the corresponding immune response in each tissue, and resulting host pathology.

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Thinking outside the blood: Perspectives on tissue-resident Trypanosoma brucei

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