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Hypoglycemia and Death in Mice Following Experimental Exposure to an Extract of Trogia venenata Mushrooms

  • GuoQing Shi equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: GuoQing Shi, Jun He

    Affiliation: Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Jun He equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: GuoQing Shi, Jun He

    Affiliation: The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Tao Shen,

    Affiliation: Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Robert E. Fontaine,

    Affiliations: Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Lin Yang,

    Affiliation: Yunnan Institute of Endemic Diseases Control and Prevention, Dali, Yunnan Province, China

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  • ZhongYu Zhou,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

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  • Hong Gao,

    Affiliation: The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • YanFeng Xu,

    Affiliation: The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Chuan Qin,

    Affiliation: The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • ZhuLiang Yang,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

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  • JiKai Liu,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

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  • WenLi Huang mail,

    zeng4605@vip.sina.com (GZ); hwenli63@163.com (WH)

    Affiliation: Yunnan Institute of Endemic Diseases Control and Prevention, Dali, Yunnan Province, China

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  • Guang Zeng mail

    zeng4605@vip.sina.com (GZ); hwenli63@163.com (WH)

    Affiliation: Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Published: June 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038712

About the Authors

GuoQing Shi, Tao Shen, Robert E. Fontaine, Guang Zeng
Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Jun He, Hong Gao, YanFeng Xu, Chuan Qin
The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
Robert E. Fontaine
United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Lin Yang, WenLi Huang
Yunnan Institute of Endemic Diseases Control and Prevention, Dali, Yunnan Province, China
ZhongYu Zhou, ZhuLiang Yang, JiKai Liu
State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GQS JH CQ WLH ZLY JKL GZ. Performed the experiments: JH ZYZ HG LY YFX. Analyzed the data: GQS REF JH TS GZ. Wrote the paper: GQS JH REF.