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Functional Amyloid Formation within Mammalian Tissue

  • Douglas M Fowler equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Douglas M Fowler, Atanas V Koulov

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and The Skaggs Institute of Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Atanas V Koulov equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Douglas M Fowler, Atanas V Koulov

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology and the Institute for Childhood and Neglected Diseases, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Christelle Alory-Jost,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology and the Institute for Childhood and Neglected Diseases, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Michael S Marks,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • William E Balch,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology and the Institute for Childhood and Neglected Diseases, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Jeffery W Kelly mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jkelly@scripps.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and The Skaggs Institute of Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Published: November 29, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040006

About the Authors

Douglas M Fowler, Jeffery W Kelly
Department of Chemistry and The Skaggs Institute of Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Atanas V Koulov, Christelle Alory-Jost, William E Balch
Department of Cell Biology and the Institute for Childhood and Neglected Diseases, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Michael S Marks
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jkelly@scripps.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

WEB and JWK conceived and designed the experiments. DMF, AVK, and CA performed the experiments. DMF, AVK, and CA analyzed the data. MSM, WEB, and JWK wrote the paper.