About the Authors

Michaela Vlkova, Iva Rohousova, Jitka Hostomska, Lucia Pohankova, Lenka Zidkova, Jan Drahota, Petr Volf
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Jesus G. Valenzuela
Vector Molecular Biology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mvlkova16@seznam.cz

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IR JH PV. Performed the experiments: MV JH LP LZ JD. Analyzed the data: MV IR JH LP PV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MV IR JGV PV. Wrote the paper: MV IR PV.