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Research Article

A Functional Gene Array for Detection of Bacterial Virulence Elements

  • Crystal Jaing mail,

    jaing2@llnl.gov

    Affiliation: Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Shea Gardner,

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Kevin McLoughlin,

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Nisha Mulakken,

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Michelle Alegria-Hartman,

    Affiliation: Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Phillip Banda,

    Affiliation: Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Peter Williams,

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Pauline Gu,

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Mark Wagner,

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Chitra Manohar,

    Affiliation: Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

    Current address: Celera, Alameda, California

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  • Tom Slezak

    Affiliation: Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

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  • Published: May 14, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002163

About the Authors

Crystal Jaing, Michelle Alegria-Hartman, Phillip Banda, Chitra Manohar
Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America
Shea Gardner, Kevin McLoughlin, Nisha Mulakken, Peter Williams, Pauline Gu, Mark Wagner, Tom Slezak
Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jaing2@llnl.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SG CJ KM MA TS CM. Performed the experiments: SG CJ KM MA PB MW PG PW CM NM. Analyzed the data: SG CJ KM MA TS CM NM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KM PB MW PG NM. Wrote the paper: SG CJ KM TS CM NM.