About the Authors

Nizar N Batada
Program in Biophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Larry A Shepp
Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

David O Siegmund
Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Michael Levitt
Department of Structural Biology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

nizar.batada@utoronto.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

NNB conceived and designed the experiments. NNB, LAS, and DOS performed the experiments. NNB, LAS, and DOS analyzed the data. ML edited the paper and provided a nurturing environment. NNB wrote the paper.