About the Authors

W. Jason Cummings

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Munehisa Yabuki

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Ellen C Ordinario

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

David W Bednarski

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Simon Quay

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nancy Maizels

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: maizels@u.washington.edu

Affiliations Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America , Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

WJC conceived and designed the experiments. WJC, MY, ECO, DWB, and SQ performed the experiments. WJC, MY, and NM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. WJC and NM analyzed the data and wrote the paper.