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Research Article

Electroporation Facilitates Introduction of Reporter Transgenes and Virions into Schistosome Eggs

  • Kristine J. Kines equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristine J. Kines, Gabriel Rinaldi

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Gabriel Rinaldi equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristine J. Kines, Gabriel Rinaldi

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República (UDELAR), Montevideo, Uruguay

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  • Tunika I. Okatcha,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Maria E. Morales,

    Affiliation: Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Victoria H. Mann,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Jose F. Tort,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República (UDELAR), Montevideo, Uruguay

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  • Paul J. Brindley mail

    paul.brindley@gwumc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: February 02, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000593

About the Authors

Kristine J. Kines, Gabriel Rinaldi, Tunika I. Okatcha, Victoria H. Mann, Paul J. Brindley
Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Kristine J. Kines, Tunika I. Okatcha
Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Gabriel Rinaldi, Jose F. Tort
Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República (UDELAR), Montevideo, Uruguay
Maria E. Morales
Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: paul.brindley@gwumc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KJK GR JFT PJB. Performed the experiments: KJK GR TIO PJB. Analyzed the data: KJK GR MEM VHM JFT PJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KJK GR TIO MEM VHM PJB. Wrote the paper: KJK GR JFT PJB.