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Research Article

Lymphotoxin, but Not TNF, Is Required for Prion Invasion of Lymph Nodes

  • Tracy O'Connor mail,

    TracyLynn.O'Connor@usz.ch (TO); adriano.aguzzi@usz.ch (AA)

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Nathalie Frei,

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Jana Sponarova,

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Petra Schwarz,

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Mathias Heikenwalder,

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Adriano Aguzzi mail

    TracyLynn.O'Connor@usz.ch (TO); adriano.aguzzi@usz.ch (AA)

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Published: August 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002867

About the Authors

Tracy O'Connor, Nathalie Frei, Jana Sponarova, Petra Schwarz, Mathias Heikenwalder, Adriano Aguzzi
Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TO NF JS PS MH AA. Performed the experiments: TO NF MH. Analyzed the data: TO NF MH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA. Wrote the paper: TO MH AA.