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Buruli Ulcer : Mechanism Behind Tissue Erosion Revealed

Their discovery paves the way for new therapeutic approaches to fighting this debilitating cutaneous disease, recognized as an emerging disease for the past several decades. This study has been published online in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.

To download the press release : Ulcère Buruli


Mycolactone activation of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome proteins underpins Buruli ulcer formation, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, March 15, 2013

Laure Guenin-Macé, Romain Veyron-Churlet, Maria-Isabel Thoulouze, Guillaume Romet-Lemonne, Hui Hong, Peter F. Leadlay, Anne Danckaert, Marie-Thérèse Ruf, Serge Mostowy, Chiara Zurzolo, Philippe Bousso, Fabrice Chrétien, Marie-France Carlier, and Caroline Demangel

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Institut Pasteur Press Office
Nadine Peyrolo – +33 (0)1 45 68 81 47
Marion Doucet – +33 (0)1 45 68 89 28

CNRS Press Office
Priscilla Dacher – +33 (0)1 44 96 46 06

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