About the Authors

Laura M. Sanz

Affiliation Tres Cantos Medicine Development Campus, Diseases of the Developing World, GlaxoSmithKline, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Benigno Crespo

Affiliation Tres Cantos Medicine Development Campus, Diseases of the Developing World, GlaxoSmithKline, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Cristina De-Cózar

Affiliation Tres Cantos Medicine Development Campus, Diseases of the Developing World, GlaxoSmithKline, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Xavier C. Ding

Affiliation Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva, Switzerland

Jose L. Llergo

Affiliation Tres Cantos Medicine Development Campus, Diseases of the Developing World, GlaxoSmithKline, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Jeremy N. Burrows

Affiliation Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva, Switzerland

Jose F. García-Bustos

Current address: Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Affiliation Tres Cantos Medicine Development Campus, Diseases of the Developing World, GlaxoSmithKline, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Francisco-Javier Gamo

francisco-javier.b.gamo@gsk.com

Affiliation Tres Cantos Medicine Development Campus, Diseases of the Developing World, GlaxoSmithKline, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Competing Interests

Authors FG, JLL, LMS, BC, and CD are employees of GlaxoSmithKline, and the experimental work has been carried out in the GSK DDW department. (JFG was an employee of GSK but left the company.) This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FG LMS JB JFG. Performed the experiments: LMS BC CD JLL. Analyzed the data: LMS FG XD JB JFG. Wrote the paper: FG LMS XD.