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Research Article

Late Repression of NF-κB Activity by Invasive but Not Non-Invasive Meningococcal Isolates Is Required to Display Apoptosis of Epithelial Cells

  • Ala-Eddine Deghmane mail,

    ala-eddine.deghmane@pasteur.fr

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit, Paris, France

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  • Hela El Kafsi,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit, Paris, France

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  • Dario Giorgini,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit, Paris, France

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  • Aziza Abaza,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit, Paris, France

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  • Muhamed-Kheir Taha

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit, Paris, France

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  • Published: December 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002403

About the Authors

Ala-Eddine Deghmane, Hela El Kafsi, Dario Giorgini, Aziza Abaza, Muhamed-Kheir Taha
Institut Pasteur, Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

Email: ala-eddine.deghmane@pasteur.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AED MKT. Performed the experiments: AED HEK DG AA. Analyzed the data: AED MKT. Wrote the paper: AED MKT.