About the Authors
- Maria V. Sharakhova, Vladimir A. Timoshevskiy, Fan Yang, Igor V. Sharakhov
- Department of Entomology, Fralin Life Science Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
- Sergei Iu. Demin
- Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia
- David W. Severson
- Department of Biological Sciences, Eck Institute for Global Health, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: MVS IVS. Performed the experiments: MVS VAT FY. Analyzed the data: MVS FY SIuD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DWS. Wrote the paper: MVS. Method optimization: VAT.