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Candida albicans Scavenges Host Zinc via Pra1 during Endothelial Invasion

  • Francesco Citiulo,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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  • Ilse D. Jacobsen,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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  • Pedro Miramón,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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  • Lydia Schild,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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  • Sascha Brunke,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany, Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany

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  • Peter Zipfel,

    Affiliations: Department of Infection Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

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  • Matthias Brock,

    Affiliation: Microbial Biochemistry and Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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  • Bernhard Hube mail,

    bernhard.hube@hki-jena.de

    Affiliations: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany, Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

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  • Duncan Wilson

    Affiliation: Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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  • Published: June 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002777

About the Authors

Francesco Citiulo, Ilse D. Jacobsen, Pedro Miramón, Lydia Schild, Sascha Brunke, Bernhard Hube, Duncan Wilson
Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany
Sascha Brunke, Bernhard Hube
Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
Peter Zipfel
Department of Infection Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany
Peter Zipfel, Bernhard Hube
Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Matthias Brock
Microbial Biochemistry and Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: bernhard.hube@hki-jena.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FC MB BH DW. Performed the experiments: FC PM LS DW. Analyzed the data: FC IDJ SB DW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PZ MB. Wrote the paper: FC IDJ SB MB BH DW.