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A Man-Made ATP-Binding Protein Evolved Independent of Nature Causes Abnormal Growth in Bacterial Cells

  • Joshua M. Stomel,

    Affiliations: Center for BioOptical Nanotechnology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • James W. Wilson,

    Affiliation: Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccinology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Megan A. León,

    Affiliation: Center for BioOptical Nanotechnology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Phillip Stafford,

    Affiliation: Center for Innovations in Medicine, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • John C. Chaput mail

    john.chaput@asu.edu

    Affiliations: Center for BioOptical Nanotechnology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Published: October 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007385
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Joshua M. Stomel, Megan A. León, John C. Chaput
Center for BioOptical Nanotechnology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
James W. Wilson
Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccinology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Phillip Stafford
Center for Innovations in Medicine, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Joshua M. Stomel
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
John C. Chaput
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: john.chaput@asu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMS JWW PS JC. Performed the experiments: JMS MAL. Analyzed the data: JMS JWW MAL PS JC. Wrote the paper: JMS JC.