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Research Article

The Onchocerca volvulus Cysteine Proteinase Inhibitor, Ov-CPI-2, Is a Target of Protective Antibody Response That Increases with Age

  • Fidelis Cho-Ngwa mail,

    chongwa_ub@yahoo.co.uk

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

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  • Jing Liu,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Sara Lustigman

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: August 24, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000800

About the Authors

Fidelis Cho-Ngwa, Jing Liu, Sara Lustigman
Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America
Fidelis Cho-Ngwa
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

Corresponding Author

Email: chongwa_ub@yahoo.co.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FCN SL. Performed the experiments: FCN JL. Analyzed the data: FCN SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SL. Wrote the paper: FCN SL.