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Research Article

Effective but Costly, Evolved Mechanisms of Defense against a Virulent Opportunistic Pathogen in Drosophila melanogaster

  • Yixin H. Ye,

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Stephen F. Chenoweth,

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Elizabeth A. McGraw mail

    e.mcgraw@uq.edu.au

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: April 17, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000385

About the Authors

Yixin H. Ye, Stephen F. Chenoweth, Elizabeth A. McGraw
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: e.mcgraw@uq.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YHY SFC EAM. Performed the experiments: YHY. Analyzed the data: YHY SFC EAM. Wrote the paper: YHY SFC EAM.