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A General Method for Site Specific Fluorescent Labeling of Recombinant Chemokines

  • Tetsuya Kawamura equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tetsuya Kawamura, Bryan Stephens, Ling Qin, Xin Yin

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Bryan Stephens equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tetsuya Kawamura, Bryan Stephens, Ling Qin, Xin Yin

    Affiliations: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Ling Qin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tetsuya Kawamura, Bryan Stephens, Ling Qin, Xin Yin

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Xin Yin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tetsuya Kawamura, Bryan Stephens, Ling Qin, Xin Yin

    Affiliations: Marine Drug Research Institute, Huaihai Institute of Technology, Lianyungang, China, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Michael R. Dores,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Thomas H. Smith,

    Affiliations: Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Neil Grimsey,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Ruben Abagyan,

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • JoAnn Trejo,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Irina Kufareva,

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Mark M. Fuster,

    Affiliations: Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Catherina L. Salanga,

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Tracy M. Handel mail

    thandel@ucsd.edu

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Published: January 28, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081454

About the Authors

Tetsuya Kawamura, Bryan Stephens, Ling Qin, Ruben Abagyan, Irina Kufareva, Catherina L. Salanga, Tracy M. Handel
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Bryan Stephens, Thomas H. Smith
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Xin Yin
Marine Drug Research Institute, Huaihai Institute of Technology, Lianyungang, China
Xin Yin, Mark M. Fuster
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America
Xin Yin, Mark M. Fuster
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Michael R. Dores, Thomas H. Smith, Neil Grimsey, JoAnn Trejo
Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: thandel@ucsd.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TK BS LQ XY CLS IK MMF TMH. Performed the experiments: TK BS LQ XY CLS IK. Analyzed the data: TK BS LQ XY CLS IK MRD NG THS MMF TMH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TK BS LQ XY CLS IK MRD NG THS RA JT MMF TMH. Wrote the paper: TK BS LQ XY CLS MMF TMH.