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Research Article

Structural and Binding Properties of Two Paralogous Fatty Acid Binding Proteins of Taenia solium Metacestode

  • Seon-Hee Kim equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Seon-Hee Kim, Young-An Bae

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Parasitology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Center, Suwon, Korea

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  • Young-An Bae equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Seon-Hee Kim, Young-An Bae

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular Parasitology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Center, Suwon, Korea, Department of Microbiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gachon University, Inchon, Korea

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  • Hyun-Jong Yang,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Ewha Womans University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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  • Joo-Ho Shin,

    Affiliation: Division of Pharmacology, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Center, Suwon, Korea

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  • Sylvia Paz Diaz-Camacho,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias Químico Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Sinaloa, México

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  • Yukifumi Nawa,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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  • Insug Kang,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

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  • Yoon Kong mail

    kongy@skku.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Parasitology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Center, Suwon, Korea

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  • Published: October 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001868

About the Authors

Seon-Hee Kim, Young-An Bae, Yoon Kong
Department of Molecular Parasitology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Center, Suwon, Korea
Young-An Bae
Department of Microbiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gachon University, Inchon, Korea
Hyun-Jong Yang
Department of Parasitology, Ewha Womans University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Joo-Ho Shin
Division of Pharmacology, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Center, Suwon, Korea
Sylvia Paz Diaz-Camacho
Facultad de Ciencias Químico Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Sinaloa, México
Yukifumi Nawa
Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Insug Kang
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: kongy@skku.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YK YAB. Performed the experiments: SHK YAB JHS HJY. Analyzed the data: YAB SHK JHS YN IK YK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YAB HJY SPD YN YK. Wrote the paper: YK YAB SHK IK YN.