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Ascorbic Acid Has Superior Ex Vivo Antiproliferative, Cell Death-Inducing and Immunomodulatory Effects over IFN-α in HTLV-1-Associated Myelopathy

  • Britta Moens mail,

    moensbritta@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Daniele Decanine,

    Affiliation: Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

    Current address: Universidade Católica Dom Bosco, Campo Grande, Brazil

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  • Soraya Maria Menezes,

    Affiliation: Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Ricardo Khouri,

    Affiliations: Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

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  • Gilvanéia Silva-Santos,

    Affiliation: Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

    Current address: Nucleo de Tecnologia em Saúde, Universidade Federal de Bahia, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

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  • Giovanni Lopez,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Carolina Alvarez,

    Affiliations: Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Michael Talledo,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Eduardo Gotuzzo,

    Affiliations: Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Departamento de Medicina, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Ramon de Almeida Kruschewsky,

    Affiliation: Bahia School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

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  • Bernardo Galvão-Castro,

    Affiliations: Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil, Bahia School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

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  • Anne-Mieke Vandamme,

    Affiliations: Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Centro de Malária e outras Doenças Tropicais, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

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  • Johan Van Weyenbergh

    Affiliations: Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

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  • Published: July 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001729

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