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Human Amnion Epithelial Cells Induced to Express Functional Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator

  • Sean V. Murphy,

    Affiliation: The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute for Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Rebecca Lim,

    Affiliations: The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute for Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Philip Heraud,

    Affiliation: Centre for Biospectroscopy, School of Chemistry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Marian Cholewa,

    Affiliation: Monash Centre for Synchrotron Science, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Mark Le Gros,

    Affiliation: Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Martin D. de Jonge,

    Affiliation: Australian Synchrotron, X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Daryl L. Howard,

    Affiliation: Australian Synchrotron, X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy, Melbourne, Australia

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  • David Paterson,

    Affiliation: Australian Synchrotron, X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Courtney McDonald,

    Affiliation: The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute for Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Anthony Atala,

    Affiliation: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Graham Jenkin,

    Affiliations: The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute for Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Euan M. Wallace mail

    euan.wallace@monash.edu

    Affiliations: The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute for Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Published: September 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046533

About the Authors

Sean V. Murphy, Rebecca Lim, Courtney McDonald, Graham Jenkin, Euan M. Wallace
The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute for Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Philip Heraud
Centre for Biospectroscopy, School of Chemistry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Marian Cholewa
Monash Centre for Synchrotron Science, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Mark Le Gros
Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Martin D. de Jonge, Daryl L. Howard, David Paterson
Australian Synchrotron, X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy, Melbourne, Australia
Rebecca Lim, Graham Jenkin, Euan M. Wallace
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Anthony Atala
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: euan.wallace@monash.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SVM RL PH GJ EMW. Performed the experiments: SVM MDdJ CM. Analyzed the data: SVM MC MLG DLH DP AA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SVM MLG MDdJ DLH DP GJ EMW AA. Wrote the paper: SVM RL GJ EMW. Facilitated funding, travel and access to Advanced Light Source: PH MC MLG. Provided expertise, maintenance and data analysis for X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy experiments: MDdJ DLH DP.