Cellular Microbiology Emerging

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Science  19 Jan 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5247, pp. 315-316
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5247.315


Microbial pathogens have evolved to interfere with essential processes in eukaryotic cells. P. Cossart illustrates how a new field, cellular microbiology, is emerging in which the targets of these microbes are being identified and many aspects of normal cell biology are being revealed.