About the Authors

Gazalah Sabehi, Oded Béjà
Department of Biology, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Alexander Loy, Michael Wagner
Department of Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria

Kwang-Hwan Jung, Ranga Partha, John L Spudich
Center for Membrane Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Tal Isaacson, Joseph Hirschberg
Department of Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GS, AL, JLS, JH, and OB conceived and designed the experiments. GS, AL, RP, TI, and JH performed the experiments. GS, AL, RP, JLS, TI, JH, MW, and OB analyzed the data. GS, KHJ, JLS, and JH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. AL, JLS, JH, MW, and OB wrote the paper.