How the cat parasite exploits immune cells to reach the brain -- MEDICA Trade Fair

How the cat parasite exploits immune cells to reach the brain

12/08/2017

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"We have decoded how the parasite takes control of immune cells, converting them into moving "zombies" which spread the parasite in the body," said Antonio Barragan, professor at Stockholm University and one of the authors of the new study.