About the Authors

Diana Moreira, Nuno Santarém, Inês Loureiro, Joana Tavares, Ana Marta Silva, Ana Marina Amorim, Ali Ouaissi, Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva, Ricardo Silvestre
Parasite Disease Group, IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

Joana Tavares, Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva
Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

Ali Ouaissi
INSERM, UMR, CNRS 5235, Université Montpellier II, Montpellier, France

Corresponding Author

rleal@ibmc.up.pt

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NS RS. Performed the experiments: DM NS AMA RS. Analyzed the data: DM NS AO RS ACdS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IL JT AMS. Wrote the paper: DM NS RS.