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Research Article

NF-kappaB p65-Dependent Transactivation of miRNA Genes following Cryptosporidium parvum Infection Stimulates Epithelial Cell Immune Responses

  • Rui Zhou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Rui Zhou, Guoku Hu

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Guoku Hu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Rui Zhou, Guoku Hu

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Jun Liu,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Ai-Yu Gong,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Kristen M. Drescher,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Xian-Ming Chen mail

    xianmingchen@creighton.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Published: December 04, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000681

About the Authors

Rui Zhou, Guoku Hu, Jun Liu, Ai-Yu Gong, Kristen M. Drescher, Xian-Ming Chen
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: xianmingchen@creighton.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RZ GH XMC. Performed the experiments: RZ GH AYG XMC. Analyzed the data: RZ GH JL AYG KMD XMC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GH KMD. Wrote the paper: RZ KMD XMC.