About the Authors

Janina Kristin Hellmann

Affiliation Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany

Sylvia Münter

Address Current address: Carl Zeiss MicroImaging Labs, München, Germany

Affiliation Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany

Mikhail Kudryashev

Address Current address: Center for Cellular Imaging and Nano Analytics (C-CINA), Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Affiliation Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany

Simon Schulz

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Department of New Materials and Biosystems, and University of Heidelberg, Department of Biophysical Chemistry, Stuttgart, Germany

Kirsten Heiss

Affiliation Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany

Ann-Kristin Müller

Affiliation Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany

Kai Matuschewski

Affiliations Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Department of Parasitology, Berlin, Germany

Joachim P. Spatz

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Department of New Materials and Biosystems, and University of Heidelberg, Department of Biophysical Chemistry, Stuttgart, Germany

Ulrich S. Schwarz

Affiliation Institute for Theoretical Physics and Bioquant, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Friedrich Frischknecht

freddy.frischknecht@med.uni-heidelberg.de

Affiliation Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JKH SM FF. Performed the experiments: JKH SM. Analyzed the data: JKH SM MK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MK SS JPS. Wrote the paper: JKH SM USS FF. Generated the GFP-tlp(-) parasite line: JKH KH AKM KM. Guided the study: JKH FF USS.