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Research Article

Mosquito Cellular Factors and Functions in Mediating the Infectious entry of Chikungunya Virus

  • Regina Ching Hua Lee,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular RNA Virology and Antiviral Strategies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Hapuarachchige Chanditha Hapuarachchi,

    Affiliation: Enviromental Health Institute, National Environmental Agency, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Karen Caiyun Chen,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular RNA Virology and Antiviral Strategies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Khairunnisa' Mohamed Hussain,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular RNA Virology and Antiviral Strategies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Huixin Chen,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular RNA Virology and Antiviral Strategies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Swee Ling Low,

    Affiliation: Enviromental Health Institute, National Environmental Agency, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Lee Ching Ng,

    Affiliation: Enviromental Health Institute, National Environmental Agency, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Raymond Lin,

    Affiliation: National Public Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Mary Mah-Lee Ng,

    Affiliation: Flavivirology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Justin Jang Hann Chu mail

    miccjh@nus.edu.sg

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Molecular RNA Virology and Antiviral Strategies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Published: February 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002050

About the Authors

Regina Ching Hua Lee, Karen Caiyun Chen, Khairunnisa' Mohamed Hussain, Huixin Chen, Justin Jang Hann Chu
Laboratory of Molecular RNA Virology and Antiviral Strategies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Hapuarachchige Chanditha Hapuarachchi, Swee Ling Low, Lee Ching Ng
Enviromental Health Institute, National Environmental Agency, Singapore, Singapore
Raymond Lin
National Public Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Singapore, Singapore
Mary Mah-Lee Ng
Flavivirology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: miccjh@nus.edu.sg

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RCHL JJHC. Performed the experiments: RCHL HCH KCC KMH HC SLL JJHC. Analyzed the data: RCHL HCH JJHC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LCN RL MMLN JJHC. Wrote the paper: RCHL HCH JJHC.