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Research Article

An Altered Immune Response, but Not Individual Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides, Is Associated with the Oral Attenuation of Ara4N-Deficient Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium in Mice

  • Kristi L. Strandberg equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristi L. Strandberg, Susan M. Richards

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Susan M. Richards equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristi L. Strandberg, Susan M. Richards

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Rita Tamayo,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

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  • Linh T. Reeves,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

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  • John S. Gunn mail

    gunn.43@osu.edu

    Affiliations: Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: November 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049588

About the Authors

Kristi L. Strandberg, Susan M. Richards, John S. Gunn
Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
Rita Tamayo, Linh T. Reeves, John S. Gunn
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: gunn.43@osu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KLS SMR LTR RT JSG. Performed the experiments: KLS SMR LTR RT JSG. Analyzed the data: KLS SMR LTR RT JSG. Wrote the paper: KLS SMR JSG.