Journal article

Coinfection of tick cell lines has variable effects on replication of intracellular bacterial and viral pathogens

Anna Moniuszko, Claudia Rueckert, M Pilar Alberdi, Gerald Barry, Brian Stevenson, John K Fazakerley, Alain Kohl, Lesley Bell-Sakyi

Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases | ELSEVIER GMBH | Published : 2014

Grants

Awarded by Wellcome Trust


Awarded by POSTICK ITN (Post-graduate training network for capacity building to control ticks and tick-borne diseases)


Awarded by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council


Awarded by Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the Wellcome Trust grant no. 088588 "Establishment and maintenance of a global tick cell line collection" (MPA, LB-S), and by a Roslin Institute BBSRC Strategic Programme Grant (AK, JKF, GB). AM received a Polish School of Medicine Memorial Fund Scholarship from the University of Edinburgh. CR is an Early-Stage Researcher supported by the POSTICK ITN (Post-graduate training network for capacity building to control ticks and tick-borne diseases) within the FP7-PEOPLE-ITN programme (EU Grant no. 238511). We would like to thank Ulrike Munderloh, University of Minnesota, for providing the ISE6 cell line, Rennos Fragkoudis, The Roslin Institute, and Andres Merits, University of Tartu, for providing virus constructs, Ian Handel, The Roslin Institute, for help with statistical analysis, and Dr. Maria Dlugolecka-Graham, Polish School of Medicine Coordinator for The University of Edinburgh.