Mitochondria control various processes that are integral to cellular and organismal homeostasis, including Ca2+ fluxes, bioenergetic metabolism, and cell death. Perhaps not surprisingly, multiple pathogenic bacteria have evolved strategies to subvert mitochondrial functions in support of their survival and dissemination. Here, we discuss nonimmunological pathogenic mechanisms that converge on the ability of bacteria to control the mitochondrial compartment of host cells.

Control of host mitochondria by bacterial pathogens / Marchi, S.; Morroni, G.; Pinton, P.; Galluzzi, L.. - In: TRENDS IN MICROBIOLOGY. - ISSN 0966-842X. - (2021). [10.1016/j.tim.2021.09.010]

Control of host mitochondria by bacterial pathogens

Marchi S.
;
Morroni G.;
2021-01-01

Abstract

Mitochondria control various processes that are integral to cellular and organismal homeostasis, including Ca2+ fluxes, bioenergetic metabolism, and cell death. Perhaps not surprisingly, multiple pathogenic bacteria have evolved strategies to subvert mitochondrial functions in support of their survival and dissemination. Here, we discuss nonimmunological pathogenic mechanisms that converge on the ability of bacteria to control the mitochondrial compartment of host cells.
2021
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