Mycoplasma genitalium's Cell Adhesion Mechanism Revealed

Monday, 29 October 2018 (All day)

Researchers from the IBB-UAB and the IBMB-CSIC and  have discovered the mechanism by which the bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium (Mgen) adheres to human cells. Mgen is a sexually transmitted bacterium responsible for several genitourinary disorders. The discovery opens the door to defining new therapeutic strategies to fight this pathogen which is becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics.

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