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Research Article

Drosophila eiger Mutants Are Sensitive to Extracellular Pathogens

  • David S Schneider mail,

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

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

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  • Janelle S Ayres,

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

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  • Stephanie M Brandt,

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

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  • Alexandre Costa,

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

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  • Marc S Dionne,

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

    ยค Current address: Departments of Craniofacial Development and Microbiology, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Michael D Gordon,

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

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  • Eric M Mabery,

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

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  • Madeleine G Moule,

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

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  • Linh N Pham,

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

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  • Mimi M Shirasu-Hiza

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

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  • Published: March 23, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.0030041

About the Authors

David S Schneider, Janelle S Ayres, Stephanie M Brandt, Alexandre Costa, Marc S Dionne, Michael D Gordon, Eric M Mabery, Madeleine G Moule, Linh N Pham, Mimi M Shirasu-Hiza
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dschneider@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JSA, SMB, AC, MSD, MDG, EMM, MGM, LNP, and MMSH contributed equally to this paper. DSS, JSA, SMB, AC, MSD, MDG, EMM, MGM, LNP, and MMSH conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, and wrote the paper. DSS, MSD, MDG, EMM, MGM, LNP, and MMSH analyzed the data. JSA, SMB, and AC contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.