About the Authors

Karolina Malecek, Victor Lee, Wendy Feng, Jing Li Huang, Ellen Hsu
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

Martin F Flajnik, Yuko Ohta
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

hsue@hscbklyn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KM and EH conceived and designed the experiments. KM, VL, WF, and YO performed the experiments. KM and EH analyzed the data. KM, VL, JLH, MFF, and YO contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. EH wrote the paper.