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Submission + - Proteins build 'cages' around bacteria (nature.com)

ananyo writes: Research in human cells shows that proteins called 'septins' are able to build cages around pathogens to prevent them infecting other cells. According tot he researchers, the newly discovered defence system could lead to new therapies for diseases. The microbes trapped in the cage are later broken down by the cell.
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