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Research Article

Prion Strain Discrimination Based on Rapid In Vivo Amplification and Analysis by the Cell Panel Assay

  • Yervand Eduard Karapetyan equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Yervand Eduard Karapetyan, Paula Saá

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Paula Saá equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Yervand Eduard Karapetyan, Paula Saá

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Sukhvir Paul Mahal,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Gian Franco Sferrazza,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Alexandra Sherman,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Nicole Salès,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Charles Weissmann,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Corinne Ida Lasmézas mail

    lasmezas@scripps.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

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  • Published: May 29, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005730

About the Authors

Yervand Eduard Karapetyan, Paula Saá, Sukhvir Paul Mahal, Gian Franco Sferrazza, Alexandra Sherman, Nicole Salès, Charles Weissmann, Corinne Ida Lasmézas
Department of Infectology, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lasmezas@scripps.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YK PS SM NS CW CIL. Performed the experiments: YK PS SM GFS AS NS. Analyzed the data: YK PS SM GFS AS NS CW CIL. Wrote the paper: CW CIL.