About the Authors

Luiz Roberto Sardinha, Tainá Mosca, Rosa Maria Elias, Rogério Silva do Nascimento, Daniella Zanetti Bucci, Cláudio Romero Farias Marinho, Maria Regina D'Império Lima, José Maria Álvarez
Department of Immunology, Biomedical Sciences Institute, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Lígia A. Gonçalves, Carlos Penha-Gonçalves
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Cláudio Romero Farias Marinho
Department of Parasitology, Biomedical Sciences Institute, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Corresponding Author

luizsard@usp.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LRS TM RME RSdN LAG CRFM CPG MRDL JM. Performed the experiments: LRS TM RME RSdN LAG DZB CRFM. Analyzed the data: LRS RSdN LAG DZB CRFM CPG MRDL JM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CPG MRDL JM. Wrote the paper: LRS MRDL JM.