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Gut. 2002 May; 50(Suppl 3): iii2–iii8.
PMCID: PMC1867675

Host–pathogen interactions: the seduction of molecular cross talk

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Figure 1
A paradigm of "zippering" entry of a bacterial pathogen into epithelial cells. Invasin mediated binding of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis to ß1 integrins and internalisation.
Figure 2
A paradigm or "triggering" entry of pathogens into epithelial cells: TTSS mediated translocation of Salmonella and Shigella effectors of entry inducing the formation of a macropinocytic vacuole.
Figure 3
Structure of the TTSS of Shigella flexneri. OM, outer membrane; PS, periplasmic space; IM, inner membrane; Cyt, cytoplasm.
Figure 4
Physiopathological scheme of Shigella infection.
Figure 5
Physiopathological scheme of Yersinia infection.
Figure 6
Salmonella routes for crossing the intestinal barrier and physiopathological scheme of infection.

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