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Listeria monocytogenes Invades the Epithelial Junctions at Sites of Cell Extrusion

  • Mickey Pentecost,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Glen Otto,

    Affiliation: Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Julie A Theriot equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Julie A Theriot, Manuel R Amieva

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Manuel R Amieva equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Julie A Theriot, Manuel R Amieva

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: amieva@stanford.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Published: January 27, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.0020003

About the Authors

Mickey Pentecost, Julie A Theriot, Manuel R Amieva
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Glen Otto
Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Julie A Theriot
Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Manuel R Amieva
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: amieva@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MP, GO, JAT, and MRA conceived and designed the experiments. MP, GO, and MRA performed the experiments. MP, JAT, and MRA analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript. JAT and MRA contributed equally as senior authors.