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Transglutaminase-Mediated Semen Coagulation Controls Sperm Storage in the Malaria Mosquito

  • David W. Rogers equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: David W. Rogers, Francesco Baldini, Francesca Battaglia, Maria Panico

    Affiliation: Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Francesco Baldini equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: David W. Rogers, Francesco Baldini, Francesca Battaglia, Maria Panico

    Affiliation: Università degli Studi di Perugia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Terni, Italy

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  • Francesca Battaglia equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: David W. Rogers, Francesco Baldini, Francesca Battaglia, Maria Panico

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

    Current address: Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom

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  • Maria Panico equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: David W. Rogers, Francesco Baldini, Francesca Battaglia, Maria Panico

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Anne Dell,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Howard R. Morris,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Flaminia Catteruccia mail

    f.catteruccia@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Terni, Italy

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  • Published: December 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000272

About the Authors

David W. Rogers, Flaminia Catteruccia
Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Francesco Baldini, Flaminia Catteruccia
Università degli Studi di Perugia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Terni, Italy
Francesca Battaglia, Maria Panico, Anne Dell, Howard R. Morris
Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: f.catteruccia@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: DWR FB FB MP AD HRM FC. Performed the experiments: DWR FB FB MP FC. Analyzed the data: DWR FB FB MP AD HRM FC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AD FC. Wrote the paper: DWR HRM FC.