About the Authors

Sejin Ahn, Gwanghee Lee, Soo Jung Yang, Kee Nyung Lee
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Deokjae Lee, Moon Gyo Kim
Research Center for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Seunghyuk Lee, Hyo Sun Shin, Min Cheol Kim, Moon Gyo Kim
Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Douglas C Palmer, Marc R Theoret, Nicholas P Restifo
National Institute of Cancer, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Eric J Jenkinson, Graham Anderson
Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Immune Regulation, Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

mgkim@inha.ac.kr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MGK conceived and designed the experiments. SA, GL, SJY, DL, HSS, MCK, and MGK performed the experiments. SA, GL, SJY, DL, SL, HSS, MCK, EJJ, GA, and MGK analyzed the data. KNL, DCP, MRT, EJJ, GA, NPR, and MGK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. SA, GL, SJY, DL, SL, DCP, GA, NPR, and MGK wrote the paper.