When a bacterium invades a host, it seeks to proliferate by multiplying. Bacterial cell division is coordinated by several mechanisms including the synthesis...
Extremophiles are organisms that have evolved to thrive under extremely harsh environmental conditions. Scientists have always been mystified by how these...
Frequent and major outbreaks of meningococcal meningitis have swept through countries in the "African meningitis belt", a region south of the Sahara that...
Meningococcal infection: bacterial aggregates form a thick honey-like liquid that flows through blood vessels
The Inserm team led by Guillaume Duménil at the Institut Pasteur, in collaboration with several teams of physicists, has unraveled a key stage in infection by...