Leprosy bacteria promote liver regeneration

Leprosy bacteria promote liver regeneration

/Kateryna_Kon, stock.adobe.com Edinburgh – Mycobacterium leprae, the obligate intracellular pathogen of leprosy, secures its habitat by converting infected cells back to the stem cell state. In the liver, this results in orderly growth of the organ, which according to a report in Cellular reports Medicine (2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2022.100820) could provide suggestions for the treatment of … Read more