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Research Article

Cooperation between Engulfment Receptors: The Case of ABCA1 and MEGF10

  • Yannick Hamon,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Doriane Trompier,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Zhong Ma,

    Affiliation: Carter Immunology Center and the Department Of Microbiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Victor Venegas,

    Affiliation: Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Matthieu Pophillat,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Vincent Mignotte,

    Affiliation: Institut Cochin, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U 567, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 8104, Université Paris V, Paris, France

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  • Zheng Zhou,

    Affiliation: Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Giovanna Chimini mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: chimini@ciml.univ-mrs.fr

    Affiliation: Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Published: December 27, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000120

About the Authors

Yannick Hamon, Doriane Trompier, Matthieu Pophillat, Giovanna Chimini
Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France
Zhong Ma
Carter Immunology Center and the Department Of Microbiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Victor Venegas, Zheng Zhou
Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Vincent Mignotte
Institut Cochin, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U 567, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 8104, Université Paris V, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

Email: chimini@ciml.univ-mrs.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GC ZZ. Performed the experiments: YH DT ZM VV. Analyzed the data: GC YH DT ZZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VM. Wrote the paper: GC. Other: Technical assistance with preparations of cells and apoptotic preys: MP.