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Research Article

Human IgG/FcγR Interactions Are Modulated by Streptococcal IgG Glycan Hydrolysis

  • Maria Allhorn mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: maria.allhorn@med.lu.se

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Anders I. Olin,

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Falk Nimmerjahn,

    Affiliation: Experimental Immunology and Immunotherapy, Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Center for Molecular Medicine, Erlangen, Germany

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  • Mattias Collin

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Published: January 09, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001413

About the Authors

Maria Allhorn, Anders I. Olin, Mattias Collin
Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Falk Nimmerjahn
Experimental Immunology and Immunotherapy, Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Center for Molecular Medicine, Erlangen, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: maria.allhorn@med.lu.se

Competing Interests

A patent application on the in vitro use of EndoS has been filed with MA, AO, FN, and MC listed as inventors. The application is pending.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MA MC AO FN. Performed the experiments: MA MC AO. Analyzed the data: MA MC AO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FN. Wrote the paper: MA.