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Research Article

Cure of Hookworm Infection with a Cysteine Protease Inhibitor

  • Jon J. Vermeire,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

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  • Lorine D. Lantz,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

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  • Conor R. Caffrey mail

    conor.caffrey@ucsf.edu

    Affiliation: Sandler Center for Drug Discovery, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences and the Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

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  • Published: July 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001680

About the Authors

Jon J. Vermeire, Lorine D. Lantz
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Conor R. Caffrey
Sandler Center for Drug Discovery, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences and the Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Corresponding Author

Email: conor.caffrey@ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declare that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JJV CRC. Performed the experiments: JJV LDL CRC. Analyzed the data: JJV LDL CRC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JJV CRC. Wrote the paper: JJV CRC.