About the Authors

Fabrizio Marinelli

Affiliations International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA-ISAS) and DEMOCRITOS, Trieste, Italy, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Trieste, Italy

Fabio Pietrucci

Affiliation International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA-ISAS) and DEMOCRITOS, Trieste, Italy

Alessandro Laio

laio@sissa.it

Affiliation International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA-ISAS) and DEMOCRITOS, Trieste, Italy

Stefano Piana

Address Current address: DE Shaw Research, New York, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Nanochemistry Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Improved the method for calculating the clusters free energies: FM FP AL. Conceived the kinetic model: FM. Designed the kinetic model: AL SP. Improved the kinetic model: FM FP. Designed the method to perform the simulated T-jump experiment: SP. Produced most of the results and their interpretation: FM. Analyzed the data: FP AL SP. Discussed the results: FM FP AL SP. Wrote the manuscript: FM FP AL SP.