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Figure 3: Adhesion and internalization of wild-type C. pseudotuberculosis and ΔoppD mutant into J774 macrophages. (a) Bacterial adherence of wild-type and mutant strains was evaluated 1, 3, and 6 hours after infection. (b) Viability of wild-type and mutant strains inside macrophages was evaluated 3 and 6 hours after infection. Asterisks indicate significant differences between groups tested .