Bioscience

Making Flies Sick Reveals New Role For Growth Factors In Immunity

October 27, 2008

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ScienceDaily] – Salmonella infection is not a positive experience. However, by infecting the common laboratory fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster with a Salmonella strain known for causing humans intestinal grief, researchers in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University have shed light on some key cell regulatory processes