About the Authors

Atsushi Furukawa, Kumiko Nakada-Tsukui, Tomoyoshi Nozaki
Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Atsushi Furukawa
Department of Parasitology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa-machi, Maebashi, Japan

Tomoyoshi Nozaki
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Corresponding Author

nozaki@nih.go.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AF KN-T TN. Performed the experiments: AF KN-T. Analyzed the data: AF TN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF KN-T TN. Wrote the paper: AF KN-T TN.