About the Authors

Corinna Thom

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: gilleyc@wpunj.edu

address: Department of Biology, William Paterson University of New Jersey, Wayne, New Jersey, United States of America

Affiliation Arizona Research Laboratories, Division of Neurobiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

David C Gilley

address: Department of Biology, William Paterson University of New Jersey, Wayne, New Jersey, United States of America

Affiliation Carl-Hayden Bee Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Judith Hooper

Affiliation Arizona Research Laboratories, Division of Neurobiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Harald E Esch

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CT, DCG, and HEE conceived and designed the experiments. All authors performed the experiments. CT, DCG, and JH analyzed the data and contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. CT and DCG wrote the paper.