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Cellular Basis of Tissue Regeneration by Omentum

  • Shivanee Shah,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Erin Lowery,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Rudolf K. Braun,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Alicia Martin,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Nick Huang,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Melissa Medina,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Periannan Sethupathi,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Yoichi Seki,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Mariko Takami,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Kathryn Byrne,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Christopher Wigfield,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Robert B. Love equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Robert B. Love, Makio Iwashima

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Makio Iwashima equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Robert B. Love, Makio Iwashima

    miwashima@lumc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: June 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038368

About the Authors

Shivanee Shah, Nick Huang, Yoichi Seki, Mariko Takami, Makio Iwashima
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Erin Lowery
Department of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Rudolf K. Braun, Alicia Martin, Melissa Medina, Periannan Sethupathi, Kathryn Byrne, Christopher Wigfield, Robert B. Love
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: miwashima@lumc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS EL RB RBL MI. Performed the experiments: SS EL RKB AM NH MM PS YS MT KB CW MI. Analyzed the data: SS EL RKB AM NH MM PS YS MT KB CW RBL MI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RBL MI. Wrote the paper: SS EL RKB NH RBL MI.