About the Authors

Elisabeth Ferquel

Current address: Unité de Biologie des Spirochètes, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France,

Affiliation Unité des Venins, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Luc de Haro

Affiliation Centre Antipoison, Hôpital Salvator, Marseille, France

Virginie Jan

Affiliation Unité des Venins, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Isabelle Guillemin

Affiliation Unité des Venins, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Sabine Jourdain

Affiliation Ciphergen, Paris, France

Alexandre Teynié

Affiliation UENC INRA, Centre de Recherche de Theix, Saint Genes Champanelle, France

Jacques d'Alayer

Affiliation Plate-forme d'Analyse et de Microséquençage des Proteines, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Valérie Choumet

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: vchoumet@pasteur.fr

Current address: Unité de Biochimie et de Biologie Moléculaire des Insectes, Paris, France

Affiliation Unité des Venins, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VC. Performed the experiments: EF VJ IG Jd. Analyzed the data: EF Ld VJ SJ Jd. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: Ld SJ AT. Wrote the paper: VC. Other: Wrote the first draft of the paper: VC.