Journal article

Host Inflammatory Response to Mosquito Bites Enhances the Severity of Arbovirus Infection

Marieke Pingen, Steven R Bryden, Emilie Pondeville, Esther Schnettler, Alain Kohl, Andres Merits, John K Fazakerley, Gerard J Graham, Clive S McKimmie

Immunity | CELL PRESS | Published : 2016


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Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the kind assistance of Melanie McFarlane and Stephanie Rainey for the provision of virus stocks and insect cell culture; Ryan Ritchie for help with IVIS; Margaret McFadyen and Joy Kean for culture of mosquitoes; Prof. Eileen Devaney for her detailed editing of the manuscript; and the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Flow Cytometry Facility, all based at the University of Glasgow. This work was funded by the MRC (G1001724) and a BBSRC PhD studentship to S.R.B.