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Creatine Kinase–Mediated ATP Supply Fuels Actin-Based Events in Phagocytosis

  • Jan W. P Kuiper equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jan W. P Kuiper, Helma Pluk

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Helma Pluk equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jan W. P Kuiper, Helma Pluk

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Frank Oerlemans,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Frank N van Leeuwen,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Pediatric Oncology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Frank de Lange,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

    ¤ Current address: Department of Radiology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Jack Fransen,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Bé Wieringa mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: b.wieringa@ncmls.ru.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Published: March 11, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060051

About the Authors

Jan W. P Kuiper, Helma Pluk, Frank Oerlemans, Frank de Lange, Jack Fransen, Bé Wieringa
Department of Cell Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Frank N van Leeuwen
Laboratory of Pediatric Oncology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: b.wieringa@ncmls.ru.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JWPK conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. HP and JF conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, and analyzed the data. FO performed the experiments. FNvL contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. FdL contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools and performed the experiments. BW conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, and was responsible for project planning.