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Wolbachia Stimulates Immune Gene Expression and Inhibits Plasmodium Development in Anopheles gambiae

  • Zakaria Kambris,

    Affiliation: University of Oxford, Department of Zoology and Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew M. Blagborough,

    Affiliation: Imperial College London, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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  • Sofia B. Pinto,

    Affiliation: University of Oxford, Department of Zoology and Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Marcus S. C. Blagrove,

    Affiliation: University of Oxford, Department of Zoology and Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • H. Charles J. Godfray,

    Affiliation: University of Oxford, Department of Zoology and Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Robert E. Sinden,

    Affiliation: Imperial College London, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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  • Steven P. Sinkins mail

    steven.sinkins@zoo.ox.ac.uk

    Affiliation: University of Oxford, Department of Zoology and Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 07, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001143
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About the Authors

Zakaria Kambris, Sofia B. Pinto, Marcus S. C. Blagrove, H. Charles J. Godfray, Steven P. Sinkins
University of Oxford, Department of Zoology and Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford, United Kingdom
Andrew M. Blagborough, Robert E. Sinden
Imperial College London, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: steven.sinkins@zoo.ox.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZK SPS. Performed the experiments: ZK AMB SBP MSCB. Analyzed the data: ZK SBP MSCB SPS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HCJG RES. Wrote the paper: ZK SPS.