About the Authors

Ruian Ke

ruian@ucla.edu

Address Current address: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

Affiliations Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Centre for Integrative Systems Biology (CISBIC), Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Piers J. Ingram

Affiliations Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Centre for Integrative Systems Biology (CISBIC), Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Ken Haynes

Address Current address: Biosciences, College of Life & Environmental Science, Exeter, United Kingdom.

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RK PJI. Performed the experiments: RK. Analyzed the data: RK PJI KH. Wrote the paper: RK KH.