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Research Article

Dengue Virus Infection of the Aedes aegypti Salivary Gland and Chemosensory Apparatus Induces Genes that Modulate Infection and Blood-Feeding Behavior

  • Shuzhen Sim,

    Affiliation: W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • José L. Ramirez,

    Affiliation: W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • George Dimopoulos mail

    gdimopou@jhsph.edu

    Affiliation: W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002631

About the Authors

Shuzhen Sim, José L. Ramirez, George Dimopoulos
W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: gdimopou@jhsph.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS GD. Performed the experiments: SS JLR. Analyzed the data: SS GD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GD. Wrote the paper: SS GD.