About the Authors

Alexandra Schwarz

alexandraschwarz@arcor.de

Affiliations School of Biological Sciences, Zoology Building, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, Group Zoology/Parasitology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Stefan Helling

Affiliation Medizinisches Proteom-Center, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Nicolas Collin

Affiliation Vector Molecular Biology Unit, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Clarissa R. Teixeira

Affiliation Vector Molecular Biology Unit, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Nora Medrano-Mercado

Affiliation Laboratory of Chagas Disease and Immunoparasitology, Biology Department–Facultad de Ciencias y Tecnología, Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Jen C. C. Hume

Affiliation International Studies of Malaria and Entomology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Teresa C. Assumpção

Affiliation Laboratory of Host-Parasite Interface, University of Brasilia, Brasilia-DF, Brazil

Katrin Marcus

Affiliation Medizinisches Proteom-Center, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Christian Stephan

Affiliation Medizinisches Proteom-Center, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Helmut E. Meyer

Affiliation Medizinisches Proteom-Center, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

José M. C. Ribeiro

Affiliation Vector Molecular Biology Unit, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Peter F. Billingsley

Affiliations School of Biological Sciences, Zoology Building, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, Sanaria, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Jesus G. Valenzuela

These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliation Vector Molecular Biology Unit, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Jeremy M. Sternberg

These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, Zoology Building, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Günter A. Schaub

These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliation Group Zoology/Parasitology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS SH NC CRT PFB JGV JMS GAS. Performed the experiments: AS SH NC CRT NMM JCCH. Analyzed the data: AS SH NC CS JMS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCCH TCA KM HEM JMCR JGV JMS GAS. Wrote the paper: AS JMS GAS.