About the Authors

Ying Liu, Ivet Bahar
Department of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Lila M. Gierasch
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

bahar@pitt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YL IB. Performed the experiments: YL. Analyzed the data: YL LMG IB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YL IB. Wrote the paper: YL LMG IB.