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Research Article

HCMV-Infected Cells Maintain Efficient Nucleotide Excision Repair of the Viral Genome while Abrogating Repair of the Host Genome

  • John M. O'Dowd,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

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  • Anamaria G. Zavala,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

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  • Celeste J. Brown,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

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  • Toshio Mori,

    Affiliation: Radioisotope Research Center, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Kashihara, Nara, Japan

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  • Elizabeth A. Fortunato mail

    lfort@uidaho.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

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  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003038

About the Authors

John M. O'Dowd, Anamaria G. Zavala, Celeste J. Brown, Elizabeth A. Fortunato
Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America
Toshio Mori
Radioisotope Research Center, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Kashihara, Nara, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: lfort@uidaho.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMOD AGZ EAF. Performed the experiments: AGZ EAF. Analyzed the data: JMOD AGZ CJB TM EAF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CJB TM. Wrote the paper: JMOD AGZ EAF.