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Direct Recognition of Fusobacterium nucleatum by the NK Cell Natural Cytotoxicity Receptor NKp46 Aggravates Periodontal Disease

  • Stella Chaushu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stella Chaushu, Asaf Wilensky, Chamutal Gur

    Affiliation: Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Asaf Wilensky equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stella Chaushu, Asaf Wilensky, Chamutal Gur

    Affiliation: Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Chamutal Gur equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stella Chaushu, Asaf Wilensky, Chamutal Gur

    Affiliation: Lautenberg Center of General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University –Hadassah School of Medicine, IMRIC, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Lior Shapira,

    Affiliation: Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Moran Elboim,

    Affiliation: Lautenberg Center of General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University –Hadassah School of Medicine, IMRIC, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Gili Halftek,

    Affiliation: Lautenberg Center of General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University –Hadassah School of Medicine, IMRIC, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • David Polak,

    Affiliation: Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Hagit Achdout,

    Affiliation: Lautenberg Center of General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University –Hadassah School of Medicine, IMRIC, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Gilad Bachrach,

    Affiliation: Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

    These authors also contributed equally to this work.

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  • Ofer Mandelboim mail

    oferm@ekmd.huji.ac.il

    Affiliation: Lautenberg Center of General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University –Hadassah School of Medicine, IMRIC, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Published: March 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002601

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