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An Alpha-Catulin Homologue Controls Neuromuscular Function through Localization of the Dystrophin Complex and BK Channels in Caenorhabditis elegans

  • Linu S. Abraham equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Linu S. Abraham, Hyun J. Oh

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Hyun J. Oh equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Linu S. Abraham, Hyun J. Oh

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Feyza Sancar,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Janet E. Richmond,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Hongkyun Kim mail

    hongkyun.kim@rosalindfranklin.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: August 26, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001077

About the Authors

Linu S. Abraham, Hyun J. Oh, Hongkyun Kim
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Feyza Sancar, Janet E. Richmond
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hongkyun.kim@rosalindfranklin.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LSA HJO FS JER HK. Performed the experiments: LSA HJO FS JER HK. Analyzed the data: LSA HJO FS JER HK. Wrote the first draft: HK. and all authors Contributed to the final draft: LSA HJO FS JER HK.