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How Uromodulin Helps Against Urinary Tract Infections

News   Jul 06, 2020 | Original story from ETH Zurich

 
How Uromodulin Helps Against Urinary Tract Infections

A larger scale shows how the uromodulin filaments (blue) envelop an E. coli cell, thus preventing the pathogen's pili from docking on the cell walls in the urinary tract and causing an infection. The image is a 3D visualisation from electron tomography measurements. Credit: Gregor Weiss / ETH Zurich.

 
 
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