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Research Article

Toxoplasma Co-opts Host Cells It Does Not Invade

  • Anita A. Koshy,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Hans K. Dietrich,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • David A. Christian,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Jason H. Melehani,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

    Current address: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Anjali J. Shastri,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Christopher A. Hunter,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • John C. Boothroyd mail

    john.boothroyd@stanford.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002825

About the Authors

Anita A. Koshy, Hans K. Dietrich
Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
Anita A. Koshy
Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
David A. Christian, Christopher A. Hunter
Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Jason H. Melehani, Anjali J. Shastri, John C. Boothroyd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: john.boothroyd@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AAK DAC CAH JCB. Performed the experiments: AAK HKD DAC JHM AJS. Analyzed the data: AAK HKD DAC JHM AJS CAH JCB. Wrote the paper: AAK JCB.