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Research Article

Inhibition of Host Vacuolar H+-ATPase Activity by a Legionella pneumophila Effector

  • Li Xu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Li Xu, Xihui Shen

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Xihui Shen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Li Xu, Xihui Shen

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

    Current address: Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

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  • Andrew Bryan,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Simran Banga,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Michele S. Swanson,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Zhao-Qing Luo mail

    luoz@purdue.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Published: March 19, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000822

About the Authors

Li Xu, Xihui Shen, Simran Banga, Zhao-Qing Luo
Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Andrew Bryan, Michele S. Swanson
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: luoz@purdue.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LX XS AB ZQL. Performed the experiments: LX XS AB SB. Analyzed the data: LX XS AB SB MSS ZQL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSS. Wrote the paper: ZQL.