About the Authors

John Parkinson

Current address: Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Tuberculose, Centro de Pesquisas em Biologia Molecular e Funcional, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Affiliation Program in Molecular Structure and Function, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

James D. Wasmuth

Affiliation Program in Molecular Structure and Function, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Gustavo Salinas

Affiliation Cátedra de Inmunología, Facultad de Química, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

Cristiano V. Bizarro

Current address: Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Tuberculose, Centro de Pesquisas em Biologia Molecular e Funcional, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Affiliation Laboratório de Biologia Molecular de Cestódeos and Laboratorio de Genômica Estrutural e Funcional, Centro de Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Chris Sanford

Affiliation Program in Molecular Structure and Function, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Matthew Berriman

Affiliation Parasite Genomics, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom

Henrique B. Ferreira

Affiliation Laboratório de Biologia Molecular de Cestódeos and Laboratorio de Genômica Estrutural e Funcional, Centro de Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Arnaldo Zaha

Affiliation Laboratório de Biologia Molecular de Cestódeos and Laboratorio de Genômica Estrutural e Funcional, Centro de Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Mark L. Blaxter

Affiliation Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Rick M. Maizels

rick.maizels@ed.ac.uk (RMM); cfernan@fq.edu.uy (CF)

Affiliation Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Cecilia Fernández

rick.maizels@ed.ac.uk (RMM); cfernan@fq.edu.uy (CF)

Affiliation Cátedra de Inmunología, Facultad de Química, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMM CF. Performed the experiments: JP JDW CVB CS CF. Analyzed the data: JP JDW GS MLB RMM CF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB HBF AZ. Wrote the paper: JP GS CF. Prepared tables and figures: JP JDW GS CF.