About the Authors

Sara Lopes dos Santos, Leandro Martins Freitas, Francisco Pereira Lobo, Gabriela Flávia Rodrigues-Luiz, Tiago Antônio de Oliveira Mendes, Anny Carolline Silva Oliveira, Égler Chiari, Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara, Daniella Castanheira Bartholomeu
Departamento de Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Luciana Oliveira Andrade
Departamento de Morfologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Ricardo Tostes Gazzinelli, Santuza Maria Ribeiro Teixeira
Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Corresponding Author

daniella@icb.ufmg.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLS LMF LOA DCB. Performed the experiments: SLS LMF FPL GFRL TAOM ACSO LOA. Analyzed the data: SLS LMF FPL DCB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LOA EC RTG SMRT RTF DCB. Wrote the paper: SLS LMF LOA SMRT DCB.