About the Authors

Peter C. Poon

Affiliation Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Tsung-Han Kuo

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nancy J. Linford

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Gregg Roman

Affiliation Biology and Biochemistry Department, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Scott D. Pletcher

spletch@umich.edu

Affiliations Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 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: PCP THK SDP. Performed the experiments: PCP THK NJL. Analyzed the data: PCP NJL SDP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GR SDP. Wrote the paper: PCP THK NJL GR SDP.