About the Authors

Wei J Gong, R. Scott Hawley
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Kim S McKim
Waksman Institute and Department of Genetics, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

R. Scott Hawley
Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

RSH@stowers-institute.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

WJG, KSM, and RSH conceived and designed the experiments. WJG performed the experiments. WJG, KSM, and RSH analyzed the data. WJG and RSH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, and wrote the paper.