About the Authors

Tarun Chopra

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Srijita Banerjee

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Sarika Gupta

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Gitanjali Yadav

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Swadha Anand

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Avadhesha Surolia

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Rajendra P Roy

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Debasisa Mohanty

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Rajesh S Gokhale

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rsg@nii.res.in

Affiliation National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

TC carried out cloning, expression, purification, and biochemical characterization of pks12 and all other related constructs. SB carried out analytical ultracentrifugation studies in RPR's laboratory. TC and GY carried out the bioinformatic analysis of pks12. SA built the PKS12 model in DM's laboratory. SG and AS contributed to AFM studies. RSG directed the project. TC, DM, and RSG compiled results and wrote the manuscript.