About the Authors

Bruna Fuga Araujo

bruna.fuga@hotmail.com

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Melina Lorraine Ferreira

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Paola Amaral de Campos

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Sabrina Royer

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Deivid William da Fonseca Batistão

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Raquel Cristina Cavalcanti Dantas

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Iara Rossi Gonçalves

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Ana Luiza Souza Faria

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Cristiane Silveira de Brito

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Jonny Yokosawa

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Virology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Paulo Pinto Gontijo-Filho

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Rosineide Marques Ribas

Affiliation Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICBIM), Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BFA PPGF RMR. Performed the experiments: BFA MLF PADC SR RCCD IRG ALSF CSDB DWDFB RMR PPGF JY. Analyzed the data: BFA MLF PADC SR RCCD IRG ALSF CSDB DWDFB RMR PPGF JY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RMR PPGF JY. Wrote the paper: BFA RMR PPGF JY.