About the Authors

Adrian Gustavo Turjanski

Affiliation Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

J. Silvio Gutkind

Affiliation Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Robert B. Best

Address of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Gerhard Hummer

gerhard.hummer@nih.gov.

Affiliation Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AT RB JG GH. Performed the experiments: AT. Analyzed the data: AT RB JG GH. Wrote the paper: AT RB JG GH.