About the Authors

Claudia Sa E Cunha

Contributed equally to this work with: Claudia Sa E Cunha, Natalie J. Griffiths

Address Current address: Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Natalie J. Griffiths

Contributed equally to this work with: Claudia Sa E Cunha, Natalie J. Griffiths

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Mumtaz Virji

m.virji@bristol.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MV. Performed the experiments: CSEC NJG. Analyzed the data: CSEC NJG MV. Wrote the paper: CSEC NJG MV. Contributed to the design of some experiments: CSEC NJG. Performed some experiments: MV.