About the Authors

Michaela Vlkova

mvlkova16@seznam.cz

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Iva Rohousova

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Jitka Hostomska

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Lucia Pohankova

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Lenka Zidkova

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Jan Drahota

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Jesus G. Valenzuela

Affiliation 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

Petr Volf

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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.