About the Authors

Nabanita De

Affiliation Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Michelle Pirruccello

¤ Current address: Department of Cell Biology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Petya Violinova Krasteva

Affiliation Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Narae Bae

Affiliation Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Rahul Veera Raghavan

Affiliation Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Holger Sondermann

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hs293@cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ND, MP, PVK, NB, and RVR performed the experiments and analyzed the data. HS conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper.