About the Authors

Miguel Prudêncio

Contributed equally to this work with: Miguel Prudêncio, Cristina D. Rodrigues

Affiliations Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Cristina D. Rodrigues

Contributed equally to this work with: Miguel Prudêncio, Cristina D. Rodrigues

Affiliations Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Michael Hannus

Affiliation Cenix BioScience GmbH, Dresden, Germany

Cécilie Martin

Affiliation Cenix BioScience GmbH, Dresden, Germany

Eliana Real

Affiliation Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Lígia A. Gonçalves

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Céline Carret

Affiliation Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Robert Dorkin

Affiliation Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ingo Röhl

Affiliation Roche Kulmbach GmbH, Kulmbach, Germany

Kerstin Jahn-Hoffmann

Affiliation Roche Kulmbach GmbH, Kulmbach, Germany

Adrian J. F. Luty

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Robert Sauerwein

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Christophe J. Echeverri

Affiliation Cenix BioScience GmbH, Dresden, Germany

Maria M. Mota

mmota@fm.ul.pt

Affiliations Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP CDR MH CJE MMM. Performed the experiments: MP CDR CM ER LAG. Analyzed the data: MP CDR MH CM ER CC MMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RD KJH AJFL RWS CJE. Wrote the paper: MP CJE MMM.