About the Authors

Iman Farasat

Affiliation Department of Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Howard M. Salis

salis@psu.edu

Affiliations Department of Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biological Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IF HMS. Performed the experiments: IF. Analyzed the data: IF HMS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IF HMS. Wrote the paper: IF HMS.