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Research Article

Analysis of Behavior and Trafficking of Dendritic Cells within the Brain during Toxoplasmic Encephalitis

  • Beena John,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Brendon Ricart,

    Affiliation: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Elia D. Tait Wojno,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Tajie H. Harris,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Louise M. Randall,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • David A. Christian,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Beth Gregg,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Daniel Manzoni De Almeida,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Wolfgang Weninger,

    Affiliation: The Centenary Institute for Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Newtown, Australia

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  • Daniel A. Hammer,

    Affiliation: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Christopher A. Hunter mail

    chunter@vet.upenn.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: September 15, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002246

About the Authors

Beena John, Elia D. Tait Wojno, Tajie H. Harris, Louise M. Randall, David A. Christian, Beth Gregg, Daniel Manzoni De Almeida, Christopher A. Hunter
Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Brendon Ricart, Daniel A. Hammer
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Wolfgang Weninger
The Centenary Institute for Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Newtown, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: chunter@vet.upenn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BJ CAH WW DAH. Performed the experiments: BJ EDTW THH BR DAC DMD. Analyzed the data: BJ EDTW THH BR DMD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BG LMR. Wrote the paper: BJ CAH.