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Transcriptome of Pneumocystis carinii during Fulminate Infection: Carbohydrate Metabolism and the Concept of a Compatible Parasite

  • Melanie T. Cushion equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Melanie T. Cushion, A. George Smulian, Bradley E. Slaven

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: melanie.cushion@uc.edu, melanie.cushion@med.va.gov

    Affiliations: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America, Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • A. George Smulian equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Melanie T. Cushion, A. George Smulian, Bradley E. Slaven

    Affiliation: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Bradley E. Slaven equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Melanie T. Cushion, A. George Smulian, Bradley E. Slaven

    Affiliation: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Tom Sesterhenn,

    Affiliation: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Jonathan Arnold,

    Affiliation: University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Chuck Staben,

    Affiliation: University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Aleksey Porollo,

    Affiliation: Division of Biomedical Informatics, Children's Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Rafal Adamczak,

    Affiliation: Division of Biomedical Informatics, Children's Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Jarek Meller

    Affiliation: Division of Biomedical Informatics, Children's Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Published: May 09, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000423

About the Authors

Melanie T. Cushion, A. George Smulian, Bradley E. Slaven, Tom Sesterhenn
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Jonathan Arnold
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
Chuck Staben
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
Aleksey Porollo, Rafal Adamczak, Jarek Meller
Division of Biomedical Informatics, Children's Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Melanie T. Cushion
Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MC AS. Performed the experiments: MC AS TS JA. Analyzed the data: CS MC AS BS AP RA JM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MC AS BS JA AP JM. Wrote the paper: MC AS.