About the Authors

Wenbao Zhang

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Jun Li

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Mary Duke

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Malcolm K. Jones

Affiliations Parasite Cell Biology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, The School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

Ling Kuang

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Jianfeng Zhang

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

David Blair

Affiliation School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Yuesheng Li

Affiliations Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Hunan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Yueyang, China

Donald P. McManus

donM@qimr.edu.au

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WZ DPM. Performed the experiments: WZ MD JL LK JZ. Analyzed the data: WZ JL DB MKJ DPM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WZ JL MD DB YL MKJ. Wrote the paper: WZ DB DPM.