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Research Article

Protein Oxidation Implicated as the Primary Determinant of Bacterial Radioresistance

  • Michael J Daly mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mdaly@usuhs.mil

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Elena K Gaidamakova,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Vera Y Matrosova,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Alexander Vasilenko,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Min Zhai,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Richard D Leapman,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Barry Lai,

    Affiliation: Biosciences Division and Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Bruce Ravel,

    Affiliation: Biosciences Division and Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Shu-Mei W Li,

    Affiliation: Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Kenneth M Kemner,

    Affiliation: Biosciences Division and Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States of America

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  • James K Fredrickson

    Affiliation: Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: March 20, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050092

About the Authors

Michael J Daly, Elena K Gaidamakova, Vera Y Matrosova, Alexander Vasilenko, Min Zhai
Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Richard D Leapman
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Barry Lai, Bruce Ravel, Kenneth M Kemner
Biosciences Division and Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States of America
Shu-Mei W Li, James K Fredrickson
Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mdaly@usuhs.mil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MJD, EKG, VYM, AV, RDL, BL, BR, KMK, and JKF conceived and designed the experiments. EKG, VYM, AV, MZ, RDL, BL, BR, S-MWL, and KMK performed the experiments. MJD, EKG, VYM, AV, RDL, BL, BR, S-MWL, KMK, and JKF analyzed the data. MJD wrote the paper, with contributions from JKF.