About the Authors

Mónica Serrano

Affiliation Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Gonçalo Real

Contributed equally to this work with: Gonçalo Real, Joana Santos

Affiliation Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Joana Santos

Contributed equally to this work with: Gonçalo Real, Joana Santos

Address Current address: Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Affiliation Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Jorge Carneiro

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Charles P. Moran Jr.

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Adriano O. Henriques

aoh@itqb.unl.pt

Affiliation Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS CPM AOH. Performed the experiments: MS GR JS. Analyzed the data: MS GR JS JC CPM AOH. Wrote the paper: MS AOH.