About the Authors

Ekaterina V. Madyarova

Affiliation Irkutsk State University, Institute of Biology, Irkutsk, Russia

Renat V. Adelshin

Affiliations Irkutsk State University, Institute of Biology, Irkutsk, Russia, Irkutsk Anti-Plague Research Institute of Siberia and Far East, Irkutsk, Russia

Mariya D. Dimova

Affiliation Irkutsk State University, Institute of Biology, Irkutsk, Russia

Denis V. Axenov-Gribanov

Affiliation Irkutsk State University, Institute of Biology, Irkutsk, Russia

Yulia A. Lubyaga

Affiliation Irkutsk State University, Institute of Biology, Irkutsk, Russia

Maxim A. Timofeyev

m.a.timofeyev@gmail.com

Affiliation Irkutsk State University, Institute of Biology, Irkutsk, Russia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RVA EVM MAT. Performed the experiments: EVM RVA MDD DVAG YАL. Analyzed the data: EVM RVA MAT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RVA MAT. Wrote the paper: EVM RVA MAT. Sample collection (samping of amphipods (Pallasea cancellus, Eulimnogammarus verrucosus, E. marituji) in different areas of Lake Baikal: Bolshie Koty, the village of Listvyanka and Ushkany Islands): EVM MDD DVAG,YАL. Isolation of hemolymph: EVM MDD DVAG,YАL.