About the Authors

Leonardo P. Farias, Patricia A. Miyasato, Bogar O. Montoya, Cibele A. Tararam, Henrique K. Roffato, Toshie Kawano, Luciana C. C. Leite
Centro de Biotecnologia, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Fernanda C. Cardoso, Sérgio C. Oliveira
Departmento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Andrea Gazzinelli
Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira
Laboratório de Imunologia e Biologia Molecular, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou (CPqRR), Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Patricia S. Coulson, R. Alan Wilson
Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

lccleite@butantan.gov.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LPF FCC TK RCO PSC RAW SCO LCCL. Performed the experiments: LPF FCC PAM BOM CAT PSC. Analyzed the data: LPF FCC PAM BOM CAT HKR TK AG RCO PSC RAW SCO LCCL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AG RCO RAW SCO LCCL. Wrote the paper: LPF FCC RAW SCO LCCL.