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GABAergic Signaling Is Linked to a Hypermigratory Phenotype in Dendritic Cells Infected by Toxoplasma gondii

  • Jonas M. Fuks equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jonas M. Fuks, Romanico B. G. Arrighi, Jessica M. Weidner

    Affiliations: Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Romanico B. G. Arrighi equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jonas M. Fuks, Romanico B. G. Arrighi, Jessica M. Weidner

    Affiliations: Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Jessica M. Weidner equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jonas M. Fuks, Romanico B. G. Arrighi, Jessica M. Weidner

    Affiliations: Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Suresh Kumar Mendu,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Zhe Jin,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Robert P. A. Wallin,

    Affiliations: Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Bence Rethi,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Bryndis Birnir,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Antonio Barragan mail

    Antonio.Barragan@ki.se

    Affiliations: Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Published: December 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003051

About the Authors

Jonas M. Fuks, Romanico B. G. Arrighi, Jessica M. Weidner, Robert P. A. Wallin, Antonio Barragan
Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Jonas M. Fuks, Romanico B. G. Arrighi, Jessica M. Weidner, Antonio Barragan
Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Suresh Kumar Mendu, Zhe Jin, Bryndis Birnir
Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Robert P. A. Wallin, Bence Rethi
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: Antonio.Barragan@ki.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB JMF JMW RBGA BB. Performed the experiments: JMF RBGA JMW SKM ZJ RPAW BR AB. Analyzed the data: JMF JMW RBGA SKM ZJ BB RPAW BR AB. Wrote the paper: AB JMF JMW.