About the Authors

Qiuxiang Ou

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Adam Magico

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Kirst King-Jones

kirst.king-jones@ualberta.ca

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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: KKJ QO. Performed the experiments: QO AM KKJ. Analyzed the data: QO AM KKJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: QO AM KKJ. Wrote the paper: KKJ.