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  • Figure A: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (red) is hiding in human macrophages (blue and green) cultured in vitamin D deficient serum so it is not being efficiently killed by cathelicidin and other proteins.
    Image Credit: Science/AAAS
    Figure A: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (red) is hiding in human macrophages (blue and green) cultured in vitamin D deficient serum so it is not being efficiently killed by cathelicidin and other proteins.
  • Figure B: In human macrophages cultured in vitamin D sufficient serum, after autophagy is up-regulated, the bacterium is transported to compartments (green) where TB is killed (the overlay of the green fluorescence and the red fluorescence appears as yellow).
    Image Credit: Science/AAAS
    Figure B: In human macrophages cultured in vitamin D sufficient serum, after autophagy is up-regulated, the bacterium is transported to compartments (green) where TB is killed (the overlay of the green fluorescence and the red fluorescence appears as yellow).




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