About the Authors

Tomoko Kubori

Affiliations Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

Naoaki Shinzawa

Current address: Department of Molecular Parasitology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Affiliation National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan

Hirotaka Kanuka

Affiliation National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan

Hiroki Nagai

hnagai@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TK NS HK HN. Performed the experiments: TK NS HN. Analyzed the data: TK NS HN. Wrote the paper: TK NS HK HN.