Vincent and Dickson discuss how nibbling of human cells by Entamoeba histolytica, a process called amoebic trogocytosis, contributes to cell killing and tissue invasion.
Download TWiP #73 (48 MB .mp3, 67 minutes).
Links for this episode:
- Trogocytosis by E. histolytica (Nature)
- Entamoeba histolytica (TWiP 17)
- Entamoeba histolytica life cycle (jpg)
- Image: E. histolytica nibbling a green cell (credit)
- Letters read on TWiP 73
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