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Anti-Fungal Innate Immunity in C. elegans Is Enhanced by Evolutionary Diversification of Antimicrobial Peptides

  • Nathalie Pujol equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nathalie Pujol, Olivier Zugasti, Daniel Wong

    Affiliations: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France, INSERM, U631, Marseille, France, CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France

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  • Olivier Zugasti equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nathalie Pujol, Olivier Zugasti, Daniel Wong

    Affiliations: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France, INSERM, U631, Marseille, France, CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France

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  • Daniel Wong equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nathalie Pujol, Olivier Zugasti, Daniel Wong

    Affiliations: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France, INSERM, U631, Marseille, France, CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France

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  • Carole Couillault,

    Affiliations: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France, INSERM, U631, Marseille, France, CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France

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  • C. Léopold Kurz,

    Affiliations: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France, INSERM, U631, Marseille, France, CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France

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  • Hinrich Schulenburg,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

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  • Jonathan J. Ewbank mail

    ewbank@ciml.univ-mrs.fr

    Affiliations: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France, INSERM, U631, Marseille, France, CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France

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  • Published: July 18, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000105

About the Authors

Nathalie Pujol, Olivier Zugasti, Daniel Wong, Carole Couillault, C. Léopold Kurz, Jonathan J. Ewbank
Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Université de la Méditerranée, Case 906, Marseille, France
Nathalie Pujol, Olivier Zugasti, Daniel Wong, Carole Couillault, C. Léopold Kurz, Jonathan J. Ewbank
INSERM, U631, Marseille, France
Nathalie Pujol, Olivier Zugasti, Daniel Wong, Carole Couillault, C. Léopold Kurz, Jonathan J. Ewbank
CNRS, UMR6102, Marseille, France
Hinrich Schulenburg
Department of Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: ewbank@ciml.univ-mrs.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NP DW CLK HS JJE. Performed the experiments: NP OZ DW CC CLK HS JJE. Analyzed the data: NP OZ DW CC HS JJE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NP OZ DW. Wrote the paper: NP HS JJE.