About the Authors

Qiang Liu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Juan Zhang

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Celina Zerbinatti

Address Current address: Neurology Department, Merck & Co., Inc., West Point, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Yan Zhan

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Benedict J. Kolber

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Joachim Herz

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Louis J. Muglia

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Guojun Bu

bu.guojun@mayo.edu

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America, Institute for Biomedical Research, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China

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: QL JZ GB. Performed the experiments: QL JZ YZ. Analyzed the data: QL JZ LJM GB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: QL JZ CZ BK JH LJM. Wrote the paper: QL CZ GB.