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Research Article

Altered Circulating Levels of Matrix Metalloproteinases and Inhibitors Associated with Elevated Type 2 Cytokines in Lymphatic Filarial Disease

  • Rajamanickam Anuradha,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

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  • Jovvian P. George,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

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  • Nathella Pavankumar,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

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  • Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami,

    Affiliation: Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai, India

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  • Thomas B. Nutman,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Subash Babu mail

    sbabu@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliations: National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: June 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001681

About the Authors

Rajamanickam Anuradha, Jovvian P. George, Nathella Pavankumar, Subash Babu
National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India
Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami
Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai, India
Thomas B. Nutman
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Subash Babu
SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sbabu@mail.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TBN SB. Performed the experiments: RA JPG NP. Analyzed the data: RA SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VK. Wrote the paper: TBN SB.