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The role of arginine and arginine-metabolizing enzymes during Giardia – host cell interactions in vitro

Britta Stadelmann1, Kurt Hanevik23, Mattias K Andersson1, Oystein Bruserud2 and Staffan G Svärd1*

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1 Department of Cell- and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, BMC, Box 596, Uppsala SE-751 24, Sweden

2 Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen N-5021, Norway

3 Centre for Tropical Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen N-5021, Norway

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BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:256  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-256

Published: 14 November 2013

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Describes primers used in RT-PCR analyses (Table S1), expressions of arginine consuming enzymes in IECs interacting with strain WB (Table S2), GS (Table S3) and P15 (Table S4). Table S5 describes expression of arginine-consuming enzymes in Giardia WB trophozoites during interaction with IECs.

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