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Research Article

Protein C Inhibitor—A Novel Antimicrobial Agent

  • Erik Malmström,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Section for Clinical and Experimental Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Matthias Mörgelin,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Section for Clinical and Experimental Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Martin Malmsten,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Linda Johansson,

    Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet, Center for Infectious Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Anna Norrby-Teglund,

    Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet, Center for Infectious Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Oonagh Shannon,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Section for Clinical and Experimental Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Artur Schmidtchen,

    Affiliation: Division of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Joost C. M. Meijers,

    Affiliation: Departments of Vascular and Experimental Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Heiko Herwald mail

    Heiko.Herwald@med.lu.se

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Section for Clinical and Experimental Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Published: December 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000698

About the Authors

Erik Malmström, Matthias Mörgelin, Oonagh Shannon, Heiko Herwald
Department of Clinical Sciences, Section for Clinical and Experimental Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Martin Malmsten
Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Linda Johansson, Anna Norrby-Teglund
Karolinska Institutet, Center for Infectious Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Artur Schmidtchen
Division of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Joost C. M. Meijers
Departments of Vascular and Experimental Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: Heiko.Herwald@med.lu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: E. Malmström, M. Mörgelin, M. Malmsten, L. Johansson, A. Norrby-Teglund, O. Shannon, A. Schmidtchen, H. Herwald. Performed the experiments: E. Malmström, M. Mörgelin, M. Malmsten, L. Johansson, O. Shannon, A. Schmidtchen. Analyzed the data: E. Malmström, M. Malmsten, L. Johansson, A. Norrby-Teglund, O. Shannon, A. Schmidtchen, J. Meijers, H. Herwald. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: E. Malmström, J. Meijers. Wrote the paper: E. Malmström, O. Shannon, J. Meijers, H. Herwald.