The immune gene repertoire of an important viral reservoir, the Australian black flying fox
Anthony T Papenfuss, Michelle L Baker, Zhi-Ping Feng, Mary Tachedjian, Gary Crameri, Chris Cowled, Justin Ng, Vijaya Janardhana, Hume E Field, Lin-Fa Wang
BMC Genomics | BMC | Published : 2012
Awarded by Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases
We thank Craig Smith, Carol de Jong, Deborah Middleton and Susanne Wilson for provision of bat tissues and peripheral blood used for this study and Andrew Bean for advice on mitogen stimulation of bat cells. The work was supported by funding from the Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases to L-F. W and H. F. (Project 2.051R), a CSIRO CEO Science Leaders award to L-F. W and an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship to ATP.