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Research Article

Immobilization of Pseudorabies Virus in Porcine Tracheal Respiratory Mucus Revealed by Single Particle Tracking

  • Xiaoyun Yang,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium

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  • Katrien Forier,

    Affiliations: Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium, Center for Nano- and Biophotonics, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Lennert Steukers,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium

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  • Sandra Van Vlierberghe,

    Affiliation: Polymer Chemistry & Biomaterials Group, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Peter Dubruel,

    Affiliation: Polymer Chemistry & Biomaterials Group, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Kevin Braeckmans,

    Affiliations: Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium, Center for Nano- and Biophotonics, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Sarah Glorieux equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sarah Glorieux, Hans J. Nauwynck

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium

    Shared senior authors.

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  • Hans J. Nauwynck equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sarah Glorieux, Hans J. Nauwynck

    hans.nauwynck@ugent.be

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium

    Shared senior authors.

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051054

About the Authors

Xiaoyun Yang, Lennert Steukers, Sarah Glorieux, Hans J. Nauwynck
Laboratory of Virology, Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium
Katrien Forier, Kevin Braeckmans
Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium
Katrien Forier, Kevin Braeckmans
Center for Nano- and Biophotonics, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium
Sandra Van Vlierberghe, Peter Dubruel
Polymer Chemistry & Biomaterials Group, Ghent, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: hans.nauwynck@ugent.be

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XY KF SG HJN. Performed the experiments: XY KF SVV. Analyzed the data: XY KF KB LS SG HJN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KB PD. Wrote the paper: XY LS.