About the Authors

Eleni Gentekaki

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: School of Science and Human Gut Microbiome for Health Research Unit, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Bruce A. Curtis

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Courtney W. Stairs

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Vladimír Klimeš

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic

Marek Eliáš

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic

Dayana E. Salas-Leiva

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Emily K. Herman

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Laura Eme

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Maria C. Arias

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Unité de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle, UMR8576 CNRS-USTL, Cité Scientifique, Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex, France

Bernard Henrissat

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations CNRS UMR 7257, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France, INRA, USC 1408 AFMB, Marseille, France, Department of Biological Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Frédérique Hilliou

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Université Côte d'azur, INRA, ISA, Sophia Antipolis, France

Mary J. Klute

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Hiroshi Suga

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Nanatsuka 562, Shobara, Hiroshima, Japan

Shehre-Banoo Malik

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Arthur W. Pightling

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Martin Kolisko

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Richard A. Rachubinski

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Alexander Schlacht

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Darren M. Soanes

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

Anastasios D. Tsaousis

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Laboratory of Molecular & Evolutionary Parasitology, RAPID group, School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

John M. Archibald

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, CIFAR Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Toronto, Canada

Steven G. Ball

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Unité de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle, UMR8576 CNRS-USTL, Cité Scientifique, Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex, France

Joel B. Dacks

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

C. Graham Clark

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Mark van der Giezen

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

Andrew J. Roger

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

andrew.roger@dal.ca

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, CIFAR Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Toronto, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.