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After the discovery of a new bacterial virulence mechanism in
Pseudomonas aeruginosa using a toxin called Exolysin, researchers from the laboratory show that type IV pili are necessary for ExlA to exert its cytotoxic activity by creating a close contact between the bacterium and the host cell.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.