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Research Article

Targeting the Wolbachia Cell Division Protein FtsZ as a New Approach for Antifilarial Therapy

  • Zhiru Li,

    Affiliation: New England Biolabs, Division of Parasitology, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Amanda L. Garner,

    Affiliation: Departments of Chemistry and Immunology and Microbial Science, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, and The Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Christian Gloeckner,

    Affiliation: Departments of Chemistry and Immunology and Microbial Science, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, and The Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Kim D. Janda,

    Affiliation: Departments of Chemistry and Immunology and Microbial Science, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, and The Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Clotilde K. Carlow mail

    carlow@neb.com

    Affiliation: New England Biolabs, Division of Parasitology, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: November 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001411

About the Authors

Zhiru Li, Clotilde K. Carlow
New England Biolabs, Division of Parasitology, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America
Amanda L. Garner, Christian Gloeckner, Kim D. Janda
Departments of Chemistry and Immunology and Microbial Science, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, and The Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: carlow@neb.com

Competing Interests

ALG, CG and KDJ declare no conflict of interests. ZL and CKC are employees of New England Biolabs. The authors' affiliation with the funder does not alter their adherence to all the PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZL ALG CG KDJ CKC. Performed the experiments: ZL ALG CG. Analyzed the data: ZL ALG CG KDJ CKC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZL ALG CG KDJ CKC. Wrote the paper: ZL ALG KDJ CKC.