About the Authors

Harley T. Kurata

hkurata@interchange.ubc.ca (HTK); cnichols@cellbiology.wustl.edu (CGN)

Affiliation Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Markus Rapedius

Affiliation Institute of Physiology II, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Marc J. Kleinman

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Center for Investigation of Membrane Excitability Disorders (CIMED), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Thomas . Baukrowitz

Affiliation Institute of Physiology II, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Colin G. Nichols

hkurata@interchange.ubc.ca (HTK); cnichols@cellbiology.wustl.edu (CGN)

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Center for Investigation of Membrane Excitability Disorders (CIMED), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: HTK TB CGN. Performed the experiments: HTK MR MK. Analyzed the data: HTK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HTK MR TB. Wrote the paper: HTK CGN.