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Scientists discover a new mechanism for cellular defence against viral and bacterial infections

A study published in the journal Science and coordinated by researchers of IDIBAPS and the UB describes a new immune defence mechanism unknown until now. It is a mechanism orchestrated by lipid droplets (LDs), the cellular organelles capable of attracting and eliminating invading pathogens.

IDIBAPS researc group on Lipid Trafficking and Diseases: Marta Bosch, Albert Pol, Alba Fajardo and Frederic Morales Paytuví (Picture: Francisco Avia)

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