About the Authors

Peiman Hematti, Bum-Kee Hong, Cole Ferguson, Rima Adler, Stephanie Sellers, Cynthia E Dunbar, Boris Calmels
Hematology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Hideki Hanawa, Derek A Persons, Arthur W Nienhuis
Experimental Hematology Division, Department of Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Ingeborg E Holt, Tyra G Wolfsberg
Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Craig E Eckfeldt, Catherine M Verfaillie
Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Yugal Sharma, Eric M Billings
Bioinformatics Core Facility, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Manfred Schmidt
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Freiburg, , Freiburg, Germany

Christof von Kalle
Division of Experimental Hematology, Children's Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Author

dunbarc@nhlbi.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

TGW, CED, and BC conceived and designed the experiments. PH, BKH, CF, RA, SS, and BC performed the experiments. TGW, CED, and BC analyzed the data. HH, IEH, CEE, YS, MS, CvK, DAP, EMB, CMV, AWN, and TGW contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. TGW, CED, and BC wrote the paper.