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Serum Activity of Platelet-Activating Factor Acetylhydrolase Is a Potential Clinical Marker for Leptospirosis Pulmonary Hemorrhage

  • Junwei Yang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Junwei Yang, Yixuan Zhang

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Synthetic Biology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

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  • Yixuan Zhang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Junwei Yang, Yixuan Zhang

    Affiliation: School of Life Science and Biopharmaceutical, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, China

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  • Jing Xu,

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Department of Animal Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, Shanghai Institute of Health Sciences, Shanghai, China

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  • Yan Geng,

    Affiliation: School of Life Science and Biopharmaceutical, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, China

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  • Xiaoying Chen,

    Affiliation: School of Life Science and Biopharmaceutical, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, China

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  • Hongliang Yang,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Department of Animal Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

    Current address: Mycobacteria Research Laboratories, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Shengnian Wang,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Center for Biochip at Shanghai, Shanghai, China

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  • Hengan Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Department of Animal Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

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  • Xucheng Jiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Department of Animal Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

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  • Xiaokui Guo,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Department of Animal Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

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  • Guoping Zhao mail

    gpzhao@sibs.ac.cn

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Synthetic Biology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China, National Engineering Center for Biochip at Shanghai, Shanghai, China, Shanghai-MOST Key Laboratory for Health and Disease Genomics, Chinese National Human Genome Center at Shanghai, Shanghai, China, Department of Microbiology and Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China

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  • Published: January 15, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004181

About the Authors

Junwei Yang, Guoping Zhao
Laboratory of Synthetic Biology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Yixuan Zhang, Yan Geng, Xiaoying Chen
School of Life Science and Biopharmaceutical, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, China
Jing Xu, Hongliang Yang, Hengan Wang, Xucheng Jiang, Xiaokui Guo
Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Department of Animal Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Jing Xu
Shanghai Institute of Health Sciences, Shanghai, China
Shengnian Wang, Guoping Zhao
National Engineering Center for Biochip at Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Guoping Zhao
Shanghai-MOST Key Laboratory for Health and Disease Genomics, Chinese National Human Genome Center at Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Guoping Zhao
Department of Microbiology and Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China

Corresponding Author

Email: gpzhao@sibs.ac.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JY YZ GPZ. Performed the experiments: JY YZ JX YG XC HY SW HW. Analyzed the data: JY YZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XJ XG. Wrote the paper: JY YZ GPZ.