About the Authors

George Tzertzinis

tzertzinis@neb.com

Affiliation New England Biolabs, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ana L. Egaña

Affiliation New England Biolabs, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

Subba Reddy Palli

Affiliation Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Marc Robinson-Rechavi

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Chris R. Gissendanner

Address Current address: Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana 71209, United States of America

Affiliation New England Biolabs, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

Canhui Liu

Affiliation Global Health Infectious Disease Research Program, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Thomas R. Unnasch

Affiliation Global Health Infectious Disease Research Program, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Claude V. Maina

Affiliation New England Biolabs, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

TRU is a co-PI on a grant (supporting a different project) with one of the PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Deputy Editors (S. Lustigman) and is a member of the board of Editorial Advisors on the journal.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GT TRU CVM. Performed the experiments: GT ALE SRP CRG CL. Analyzed the data: GT ALE MRR CRG TRU CVM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SRP TRU. Wrote the paper: GT ALE. Cloning of BmaEcR, OvRXR, construction of plasmids, and protein-DNA binding: GT. Cloning of BmaRXR, Northern blots: ALE. Mammalian cell 2-hybrid assays: SRP. Phylogenetic analysis of sequence data: MRR. Cloning of BmaRXR: CRG. Promoter for Brugia reporter assay and Brugia biolistic transformation assays: TRU. Cloning of nematode receptors, sequence analysis: CVM.