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Research Article

The Hookworm Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteases (Ac-TMP-1) Modifies Dendritic Cell Function and Induces Generation of CD4 and CD8 Suppressor T Cells

  • Carmen Cuéllar,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

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  • Wenhui Wu,

    Affiliation: J.A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Susana Mendez mail

    sm457@cornell.edu

    Affiliation: J.A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: May 19, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000439

About the Authors

Carmen Cuéllar
Departamento de Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Wenhui Wu, Susana Mendez
J.A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sm457@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC SM. Performed the experiments: CC WW. Analyzed the data: SM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CC. Wrote the paper: SM.