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The Killing of African Trypanosomes by Ethidium Bromide

  • Arnab Roy Chowdhury,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: GVK Biosciences Private Limited, Plot No. 28 A, Street No. 15, IDA Nacharam, Hyderabad, India

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  • Rahul Bakshi,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jianyang Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Gokben Yildirir,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Beiyu Liu,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: Duke Institute for Genomic Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Valeria Pappas-Brown,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Gökhan Tolun,

    Affiliation: Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jack D. Griffith,

    Affiliation: Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Theresa A. Shapiro,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Robert E. Jensen,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Paul T. Englund mail

    penglund@jhmi.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: December 16, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001226

About the Authors

Arnab Roy Chowdhury, Jianyang Wang, Gokben Yildirir, Beiyu Liu, Paul T. Englund
Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Rahul Bakshi, Theresa A. Shapiro
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Valeria Pappas-Brown, Robert E. Jensen
Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Gökhan Tolun, Jack D. Griffith
Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Theresa A. Shapiro
Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: penglund@jhmi.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARC RB TAS REJ PTE. Performed the experiments: ARC RB JW GY BL VPB GT REJ. Analyzed the data: ARC RB JDG TAS REJ PTE. Wrote the paper: ARC BL TAS REJ PTE.