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Research Article

The Pseudomonas aeruginosa N-Acylhomoserine Lactone Quorum Sensing Molecules Target IQGAP1 and Modulate Epithelial Cell Migration

  • Thommie Karlsson,

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Maria V. Turkina,

    Affiliation: Division of Cell Biology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Olena Yakymenko,

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Karl-Eric Magnusson,

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Elena Vikström mail

    elena.vikstrom@liu.se

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Published: October 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002953

About the Authors

Thommie Karlsson, Olena Yakymenko, Karl-Eric Magnusson, Elena Vikström
Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Maria V. Turkina
Division of Cell Biology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: elena.vikstrom@liu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EV KEM. Performed the experiments: TK MVT EV OY. Analyzed the data: TK MVT EV OY KEM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EV MVT TK. Wrote the paper: EV KEM MVT TK.