Autophagy regulates the degradation of both cellular components and invading intracellular pathogens. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Maurer et al. (2015) reveal that cellular autophagy decreases host sensitivity to Staphylococcus aureus α-toxin via reduced expression of the toxin receptor ADAM10, thus rendering the host tolerant to disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-420
Number of pages2
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 8 2015


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