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Research Article

Peptide-Based Subunit Vaccine against Hookworm Infection

  • Mariusz Skwarczynski equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Mariusz Skwarczynski, Annette M. Dougall

    Affiliation: The University of Queensland, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Annette M. Dougall equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Mariusz Skwarczynski, Annette M. Dougall

    Affiliation: Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Queensland Tropical Health Alliance, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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  • Makan Khoshnejad,

    Affiliation: The University of Queensland, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Saranya Chandrudu,

    Affiliation: The University of Queensland, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Mark S. Pearson,

    Affiliation: Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Queensland Tropical Health Alliance, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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  • Alex Loukas mail,

    alex.loukas@jcu.edu.au (AL); i.toth@uq.edu.au (IT)

    Affiliation: Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Queensland Tropical Health Alliance, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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  • Istvan Toth mail

    alex.loukas@jcu.edu.au (AL); i.toth@uq.edu.au (IT)

    Affiliations: The University of Queensland, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia, The University of Queensland, School of Pharmacy, Wooloongabba, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: October 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046870

About the Authors

Mariusz Skwarczynski, Makan Khoshnejad, Saranya Chandrudu, Istvan Toth
The University of Queensland, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Annette M. Dougall, Mark S. Pearson, Alex Loukas
Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Queensland Tropical Health Alliance, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Istvan Toth
The University of Queensland, School of Pharmacy, Wooloongabba, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS AL AD MP IT. Performed the experiments: MS AD MK SC. Analyzed the data: MS AD MK MP AL IT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AL IT. Wrote the paper: MS. Critically reviewed the manuscript: AD AL IT.