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Natural Killer T Cells Activated by a Lipopeptidophosphoglycan from Entamoeba histolytica Are Critically Important To Control Amebic Liver Abscess

  • Hannelore Lotter equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hannelore Lotter, Nestor González-Roldán

    lotter@bni-hamburg.de (HL); oholst@fz-borstel.de (OH)

    Affiliation: Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

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  • Nestor González-Roldán equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hannelore Lotter, Nestor González-Roldán

    Affiliations: Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany, Division of Structural Biochemistry, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Borstel, Germany, Unidad de Investigación Médica en Inmunoquímica, Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Mexico City, Mexico, Departamento de Inmunología, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico

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  • Buko Lindner,

    Affiliation: Division of Immunochemistry, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Borstel, Germany

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  • Florian Winau,

    Affiliation: Immune Disease Institute and Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Armando Isibasi,

    Affiliation: Unidad de Investigación Médica en Inmunoquímica, Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Mexico City, Mexico

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  • Martha Moreno-Lafont,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Inmunología, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico

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  • Artur J. Ulmer,

    Affiliation: Division of Immunology and Cell Biology, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Borstel, Germany

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  • Otto Holst mail,

    lotter@bni-hamburg.de (HL); oholst@fz-borstel.de (OH)

    Affiliation: Division of Structural Biochemistry, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Borstel, Germany

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  • Egbert Tannich,

    Affiliation: Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

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  • Thomas Jacobs

    Affiliation: Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

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  • Published: May 15, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000434

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