About the Authors

Vanessa M Lopez

Contributed equally to this work with: Vanessa M Lopez, Christina L Decatur

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Christina L Decatur

Contributed equally to this work with: Vanessa M Lopez, Christina L Decatur

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

W. Daniel Stamer

Affiliations Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America , Department of Physiology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Ronald M Lynch

Affiliation Department of Physiology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Brian S McKay

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bsmckay@eyes.arizona.edu

Affiliations Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America , Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

WDS, RML, and BSM conceived and designed the experiments. VML, CLD, and BSM performed the experiments. VML, CLD, WDS, and BSM analyzed the data. RML and BSM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. BSM wrote the paper.