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Marburg Virus Evades Interferon Responses by a Mechanism Distinct from Ebola Virus

  • Charalampos Valmas equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Charalampos Valmas, Melanie N. Grosch

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Melanie N. Grosch equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Charalampos Valmas, Melanie N. Grosch

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Virology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany

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  • Michael Schümann,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany

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  • Judith Olejnik,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Virology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany

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  • Osvaldo Martinez,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Sonja M. Best,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Verena Krähling,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany

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  • Christopher F. Basler mail,

    chris.basler@mssm.edu (CFB); muehlber@bu.edu (EM)

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Elke Mühlberger mail

    chris.basler@mssm.edu (CFB); muehlber@bu.edu (EM)

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Virology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany

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  • Published: January 15, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000721

About the Authors

Charalampos Valmas, Osvaldo Martinez, Christopher F. Basler
Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Melanie N. Grosch, Judith Olejnik, Elke Mühlberger
Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Melanie N. Grosch, Judith Olejnik, Elke Mühlberger
National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Melanie N. Grosch, Michael Schümann, Judith Olejnik, Verena Krähling, Elke Mühlberger
Department of Virology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Sonja M. Best
Laboratory of Virology, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CV OM CFB EM. Performed the experiments: CV MNG MS JO VK. Analyzed the data: MNG MS JO OM VK CFB EM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SMB. Wrote the paper: CV MNG MS JO CFB EM.