How trypanosoma cruzi feasts upon its mammalian host

Nicola S. Carter, Buddy Ullman

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Abstract

Trypanosoma cruzi has a complex relationship with its mammalian host in which parasite and host metabolic networks are intertwined. A genome-wide functional screen of T. cruzi infection in HeLa cells (Caradonna et al., 2013) divulges host metabolic functions and signaling pathways that impact intracellular parasite replication and reveals potential targets for therapeutic exploitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-7
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 16 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology

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