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January 2006

Listeria monocytogenes invades the intestinal villus tips. The confocal 3-D reconstruction shows the villi stained in red for the cytoskeleton, and blue for nuclei. The adhered bacteria are green (see Pentecost et al).

Image Credit: Photograph provided by Mickey Pentecost. Volocity 3.6 software was used for 3-D rendering of confocal immunofluorescence images. Digital image manipulation by Sapna Khandwala.


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