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Research Article

Use of Zebrafish to Probe the Divergent Virulence Potentials and Toxin Requirements of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli

  • Travis J. Wiles,

    Affiliation: Division of Cell Biology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Jean M. Bower,

    Affiliation: Division of Cell Biology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Michael J. Redd,

    Affiliation: Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Matthew A. Mulvey mail

    mulvey@path.utah.edu

    Affiliation: Division of Cell Biology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Published: December 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000697

About the Authors

Travis J. Wiles, Jean M. Bower, Matthew A. Mulvey
Division of Cell Biology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Michael J. Redd
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mulvey@path.utah.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TJW MAM. Performed the experiments: TJW. Analyzed the data: TJW MAM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TJW JMB MJR. Wrote the paper: TJW MAM.