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Dengue Virus Infection Perturbs Lipid Homeostasis in Infected Mosquito Cells

  • Rushika Perera,

    Affiliation: Markey Center for Structural Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Catherine Riley equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Catherine Riley, Giorgis Isaac, Amber S. Hopf-Jannasch

    Affiliation: Markey Center for Structural Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Giorgis Isaac equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Catherine Riley, Giorgis Isaac, Amber S. Hopf-Jannasch

    Affiliation: Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Amber S. Hopf-Jannasch equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Catherine Riley, Giorgis Isaac, Amber S. Hopf-Jannasch

    Affiliation: Bindley Bioscience Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Ronald J. Moore,

    Affiliation: Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Karl W. Weitz,

    Affiliation: Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic,

    Affiliation: Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Thomas O. Metz,

    Affiliation: Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Jiri Adamec,

    Affiliation: Bindley Bioscience Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America.

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  • Richard J. Kuhn mail

    kuhnr@purdue.edu

    Affiliations: Markey Center for Structural Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America, Bindley Bioscience Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Published: March 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002584

About the Authors

Rushika Perera, Catherine Riley, Richard J. Kuhn
Markey Center for Structural Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Giorgis Isaac, Ronald J. Moore, Karl W. Weitz, Thomas O. Metz
Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America
Amber S. Hopf-Jannasch, Jiri Adamec, Richard J. Kuhn
Bindley Bioscience Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kuhnr@purdue.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RP CR ASHJ GI TOM JA RJK. Performed the experiments: RP CR ASHJ GI KWW RJM. Analyzed the data: RP CR ASHJ GI TOM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RP TOM LPT RJK. Wrote the paper: RP CR ASHJ GI TOM JA RJK. Contributed capabilities: LPT.