About the Authors

Brittany Burton, Yongmei Wang
Department of Chemistry, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Michael T. Zimmermann, Robert L. Jernigan
Laurence H. Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics, Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RLJ YW. Performed the experiments: BB MTZ YW. Analyzed the data: BB MTZ YW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BB MTZ YW. Wrote the paper: BB MTZ RLJ YW.