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Research Article

MDA-5 Recognition of a Murine Norovirus

  • Stephen A. McCartney,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Larissa B. Thackray,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Leonid Gitlin,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Susan Gilfillan,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Herbert W. Virgin IV,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Marco Colonna mail

    mcolonna@pathology.wustl.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Published: July 18, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000108

About the Authors

Stephen A. McCartney, Larissa B. Thackray, Leonid Gitlin, Susan Gilfillan, Herbert W. Virgin IV, Marco Colonna
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mcolonna@pathology.wustl.edu

Competing Interests

Washington University holds US patent 7,041,444 B2 (murine calicivirus; 9 May 2006) and has pending patent applications related to the field. Washington University and HWV receive income based on licenses for MNV technology.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SAM MC. Performed the experiments: SAM. Analyzed the data: SAM LBT HWV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LBT LG SG HWV. Wrote the paper: SAM.