2016 CVM News: How the worm turns
Worms use immune system to extract food from cells
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The news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: White blood cells are usually our allies in fighting infections, but new research shows that when Trichinella worms first invade muscle cells, one particular type of white blood cell doesn’t attack – rather it helps the worms extract nutrients from the body, making the worms stronger and more successful.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Huang, Lu; Appleton, Judith; Ramanujan, Krishna; Cornell Chronicle