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Disease-causing nibbling amoeba hides by displaying proteins from host cells

20:00 EDT 29 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(University of California - Davis) A parasitic amoeba that causes severe gut disease in humans protects itself from attack by biting off pieces of host cells and putting their proteins on its own surface, according to a study by microbiologists at UC Davis.

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