About the Authors

Jan Ole Kriegs

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kriegs@uni-muenster.de (JK), Email: jueschm@uni-muenster.de (JS)

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Pathology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Gennady Churakov

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Pathology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Martin Kiefmann

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Pathology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Ursula Jordan

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Pathology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Jürgen Brosius

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Pathology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Jürgen Schmitz

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kriegs@uni-muenster.de (JK), Email: jueschm@uni-muenster.de (JS)

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Pathology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JOK and JS conceived and designed the experiments. JOK, GC, MK, and UJ performed the experiments, collected data, or did experiments for the study. JOK, GC, and JS analyzed the data. JB and JS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. JOK and JS wrote the paper.