About the Authors

Elena O Gracheva, Anna O Burdina, Martine Berthelot-Grosjean, Brian D Ackley, Janet E Richmond
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Andrea M Holgado
Biology Department, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Gayla Hadwiger, Michael L Nonet
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Robby M Weimer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jer@uic.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

EOG, AOB, AMH, MLN, RMW, and JER conceived and designed the experiments. EOG, AOB, AMH, MBG, JER, BDA, GH, and MLN performed the experiments. EOG, AOB, AMH, BDA, and MLN analyzed the data. MLN and RMW contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. EOG, JER, and RMW wrote the paper.