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Research Article

UCP2 Deficiency Helps to Restrict the Pathogenesis of Experimental Cutaneous and Visceral Leishmaniosis in Mice

  • Javier Carrión equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Javier Carrión, M. Angeles Abengozar

    fjcarrion@vet.ucm.es

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Health, Veterinary Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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  • M. Angeles Abengozar equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Javier Carrión, M. Angeles Abengozar

    Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Physical Biology, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

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  • María Fernández-Reyes,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Physical Biology, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

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  • Carlos Sánchez-Martín,

    Affiliation: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

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  • Eduardo Rial,

    Affiliation: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

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  • Gustavo Domínguez-Bernal,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Health, Veterinary Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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  • M. Mar González-Barroso

    Affiliation: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

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  • Published: February 21, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002077

About the Authors

Javier Carrión, Gustavo Domínguez-Bernal
Department of Animal Health, Veterinary Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
M. Angeles Abengozar, María Fernández-Reyes
Department of Chemical and Physical Biology, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Carlos Sánchez-Martín, Eduardo Rial, M. Mar González-Barroso
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Centre for Biological Research CIB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: fjcarrion@vet.ucm.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JC MAA MFR MMGB. Performed the experiments: JC MAA. Analyzed the data: JC MAA MFR CSM ER GDB MMGB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JC MAA CSM ER GDB. Wrote the paper: JC MAA MMGB.