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Sporulation is a strategy used by many organisms, including bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae, and ferns to survive conditions that are too harsh to sustain vegetative growth. Survival is generally facilitated by developing specialized cells (spores) with physical properties that confer … Continue reading
In mammals, adenosine assumes an essential role in regulating innate and acquired immune responses. Strong or excessive host inflammatory responses, e.g. in response to bacterial infection, exacerbate the tissue damage inflicted by invading pathogens. Successful immune clearance of microbes therefore … Continue reading