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Fungal pathogenesis: A new venom

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Nicolas Papon, Julian R. Naglik, Bernhard Hube, Gustavo H. Goldman

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R391-R394
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number8
Published26 Apr 2021

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The pathogenesis of life-threatening infections caused by emerging fungal pathogens remains largely unexplored. A new study provides unprecedented evidence for the pivotal role of a new ricin-like protein toxin, named mucoricin, in causing organ necrosis and mortality in Mucorales infections.

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