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Mannose Binding Lectin Is Required for Alphavirus-Induced Arthritis/Myositis

  • Bronwyn M. Gunn equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bronwyn M. Gunn, Thomas E. Morrison

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Carolina Vaccine Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Thomas E. Morrison equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bronwyn M. Gunn, Thomas E. Morrison

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Alan C. Whitmore,

    Affiliation: Carolina Vaccine Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Lance K. Blevins,

    Affiliation: Carolina Vaccine Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Linda Hueston,

    Affiliation: Arbovirus Emerging Disease Unit, CIDMLS-ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia

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  • Robert J. Fraser,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Lara J. Herrero,

    Affiliations: Virus and Inflammation Research Group, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia, Emerging Viruses and Inflammation Research Group, Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

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  • Ruben Ramirez,

    Affiliation: Virus and Inflammation Research Group, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

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  • Paul N. Smith,

    Affiliation: The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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  • Suresh Mahalingam mail,

    s.mahalingam@griffith.edu.au (SM); heisem@med.unc.edu (MTH)

    Affiliations: Virus and Inflammation Research Group, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia, Emerging Viruses and Inflammation Research Group, Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

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  • Mark T. Heise mail

    s.mahalingam@griffith.edu.au (SM); heisem@med.unc.edu (MTH)

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Carolina Vaccine Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: March 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002586

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