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Research Article

Expression of PPARγ and Paraoxonase 2 Correlated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in Cystic Fibrosis

  • Phoebe E. Griffin,

    Affiliations: Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Louise F. Roddam,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Yvonne C. Belessis,

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Roxanne Strachan,

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Sean Beggs,

    Affiliations: School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Department of Pediatrics, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Adam Jaffe,

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Margaret A. Cooley mail

    Margaret.Cooley@utas.edu.au

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Published: July 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042241

About the Authors

Phoebe E. Griffin
Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phoebe E. Griffin, Louise F. Roddam, Sean Beggs, Margaret A. Cooley
School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Yvonne C. Belessis, Roxanne Strachan, Adam Jaffe
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Sean Beggs
Department of Pediatrics, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: Margaret.Cooley@utas.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAC LFR AJ. Performed the experiments: PG RS YCB. Analyzed the data: PG MAC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AJ YCB RS SB. Wrote the paper: MAC PG LFR.