About the Authors

Won Gi Yoo, Tae Im Kim, Sung-Jong Hong
Department of Medical Environmental Biology and Research Center for Biomolecules and Biosystems, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Won Gi Yoo, Dae-Won Kim, Jung-Won Ju, Shin-Hyeong Cho
Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Osong, Chungbuk, Republic of Korea

Dae-Won Kim, Sang-Haeng Choi, Hong-Seog Park
Genome Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology and University of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Pyo Yun Cho
Department of Infection Biology, Zoonosis Research Center, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Chonbuk, Republic of Korea

Tong-Soo Kim
Department of Parasitology, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, Republic of Korea

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiment: JWJ, TSK, HSP, SJH. Performed the experiments: WGY, PYC, TIK, SH Choi, SH Cho. Material provided: JWJ, PYC, SH Cho, SJH. Analyzed the data: WGY, DWK, TIK, HSP, SH Choi. Wrote the paper: WGY, DWK, JWJ, PYC, TSK, HSP, SJH.