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University of Washington

Yersinia Infecting Macrophages

Caption: Yersinia (gray) infects two macrophages. In the upper right pyroptosis was subverted via YopM, in the bottom left, pyroptosis is induced and an inflammasome is formed (white).

Credit: Brad Cookson lab

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