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Listeria is a bacterial genus containing seven species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery, Joseph Lister, Listeria species are Gram-positive bacilli and are typified by ''L. monocytogenes'', the causative agent of listeriosis.
An epigenetic modification improves the defense against infections, research shows

An epigenetic modification improves the defense against infections, research shows

Study confirms the growing resistance in non-pathogenic Listeria species

Study confirms the growing resistance in non-pathogenic Listeria species

Pumpkin byproducts exhibit antioxidant and antimicrobial activity

Pumpkin byproducts exhibit antioxidant and antimicrobial activity

Does breast milk influence infants' intestinal microbiota?

Does breast milk influence infants' intestinal microbiota?

How SARS-CoV-2 immune responses vary by population due to environmental and genetic factors

How SARS-CoV-2 immune responses vary by population due to environmental and genetic factors

Protein kinase CK2 controls CD8+ T cell effector and memory functions during Listeria infection

Protein kinase CK2 controls CD8+ T cell effector and memory functions during Listeria infection

Large listeriosis outbreak in Spain caused by contaminated stuffed pork

Large listeriosis outbreak in Spain caused by contaminated stuffed pork

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines could hijack commensal bacteria in the gut–lung axis to confer immunity

Future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines could hijack commensal bacteria in the gut–lung axis to confer immunity

Exploring the connection between Parkinson's disease and gut microbiota to uncover potential therapeutic targets

Exploring the connection between Parkinson's disease and gut microbiota to uncover potential therapeutic targets

CDC posts investigation notice about multistate outbreak of Listeria infections

CDC posts investigation notice about multistate outbreak of Listeria infections

Listeria-based booster vaccine strategy offers improved protection against recurrent colorectal cancer

Listeria-based booster vaccine strategy offers improved protection against recurrent colorectal cancer

New component of cell death process could play key role in infection-fighting strategy

New component of cell death process could play key role in infection-fighting strategy

New insights on the mechanisms of transmission of bacterial pathogen that causes listeriosis

New insights on the mechanisms of transmission of bacterial pathogen that causes listeriosis

New therapy makes immunologically 'cold' tumors hot enough for immune attack

New therapy makes immunologically 'cold' tumors hot enough for immune attack

Research reveals significant decrease in gastrointestinal infections during first 6 months of the pandemic

Research reveals significant decrease in gastrointestinal infections during first 6 months of the pandemic

Scientists discover mechanism that enables Listeria-infected cells to escape immune responses

Scientists discover mechanism that enables Listeria-infected cells to escape immune responses

Specialized subset of CD4+ T cells jump into action early during an infection, study shows

Specialized subset of CD4+ T cells jump into action early during an infection, study shows

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announces newest cohort of Fellows and Breakthrough Scientists

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announces newest cohort of Fellows and Breakthrough Scientists

Researchers identify a way to block Listeria infections

Researchers identify a way to block Listeria infections