About the Authors

Thomas Krey

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Virologie Structurale, Paris, France

Jacques d'Alayer

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, Plate-forme d'Analyse et de Microséquençage des Protéines, Paris, France

Carlos M. Kikuti

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Virologie Structurale, Paris, France

Aure Saulnier

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Génétique Moléculaire des Virus à ARN, Paris, France

Laurence Damier-Piolle

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Virologie Structurale, Paris, France

Isabelle Petitpas

Affiliation CNRS UPR3296, Laboratoire de Virologie Moléculaire et Structurale, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Daniel X. Johansson

Current address: Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Affiliation Karolinska University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden

Rajiv G. Tawar

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Virologie Structurale, Paris, France

Bruno Baron

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA2185, Plate-forme de Biophysique des Macromolécules et de leurs Interactions, Paris, France

Bruno Robert

Affiliation CEA, CNRS URA2096, Institut de Biologie et de Technologie de Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Patrick England

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA2185, Plate-forme de Biophysique des Macromolécules et de leurs Interactions, Paris, France

Mats A. A. Persson

Affiliation Karolinska University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden

Annette Martin

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Génétique Moléculaire des Virus à ARN, Paris, France

Félix A. Rey

rey@pasteur.fr

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA3015, Unité de Virologie Structurale, Paris, France

Competing Interests

Thomas Krey, Carlos M. Kikuti, Laurence Damier-Piolle and Félix A. Rey are listed in a patent application in the field of “HCV-derived polypeptides” that has been filed and is pending.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TK JdA AS BB BR PE MAAP AM FAR. Performed the experiments: TK JdA CMK AS IP DXJ BB BR. Analyzed the data: TK JdA AS BB BR AM FAR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TK CMK LDP RGT MAAP. Wrote the paper: TK FAR.