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Research Article

Mucosal Lipocalin 2 Has Pro-Inflammatory and Iron-Sequestering Effects in Response to Bacterial Enterobactin

  • Michael A. Bachman,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Virginia L. Miller,

    Affiliations: Department of Genetics, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey N. Weiser mail

    weiser@mail.med.upenn.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: October 16, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000622

About the Authors

Michael A. Bachman, Jeffrey N. Weiser
Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Michael A. Bachman
Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Virginia L. Miller
Department of Genetics, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Virginia L. Miller
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Jeffrey N. Weiser
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: weiser@mail.med.upenn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAB JNW. Performed the experiments: MAB. Analyzed the data: MAB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VM. Wrote the paper: MAB VM JNW.