About the Authors

Zhifei Zhang

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Jing Yang

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Junfei Wei

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Yaping Yang

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Xiaoqin Chen

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Xi Zhao

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Yuan Gu

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Shijuan Cui

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Xinping Zhu

zhuxping@ccmu.edu.cn

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XZ ZZ JY. Performed the experiments: ZZ YY XC. Analyzed the data: ZZ XC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZZ JW XZ YG SC. Wrote the paper: ZZ XZ.