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Research Article

Targeting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Heparin-Binding Hemagglutinin to Mitochondria in Macrophages

  • Hosung Sohn equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hosung Sohn, Jong-Seok Kim

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Jong-Seok Kim equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hosung Sohn, Jong-Seok Kim

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Sung Jae Shin,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Kwangwook Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Choul-Jae Won,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Woo Sik Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Ki-Nam Min,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Han-Gyu Choi,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Je Chul Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea

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  • Jeong-Kyu Park,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Hwa-Jung Kim mail

    hjukim@cnu.ac.kr

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

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  • Published: December 08, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002435

About the Authors

Hosung Sohn, Jong-Seok Kim, Sung Jae Shin, Kwangwook Kim, Choul-Jae Won, Woo Sik Kim, Ki-Nam Min, Han-Gyu Choi, Jeong-Kyu Park, Hwa-Jung Kim
Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea
Je Chul Lee
Department of Microbiology, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: hjukim@cnu.ac.kr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HS HJK. Performed the experiments: HS JSK KK KNM. Analyzed the data: HS JSK SJS JCL HJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJS CJW WSK HGC JKP. Wrote the paper: HS HJK.