Bacterial lipids earmarked with ubiquitin for pathogen clearance

Rune Busk Damgaard*, Jonathan N. Pruneda*

*Corresponding author for this work

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As a component of cell-autonomous immunity, cytosolic bacterial invaders are earmarked with the protein modifier ubiquitin for targeted xenophagic destruction. Otten et al. (2021) reveal that unique bacterial lipids are unconventional sites for ubiquitination and initiate downstream pathogen clearance.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMolecular Cell
Issue number13
Pages (from-to)2690-2692
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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