About the Authors

Himanshu Sinha

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America , European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

Bradly P Nicholson

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Lars M Steinmetz

Affiliation European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

John H McCusker

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mccus001@mc.duke.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

HS, BPN, and JHM conceived and designed the experiments. HS and BPN performed the experiments. HS and JHM analyzed the data. HS, BPN, and JHM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. HS, LMS, and JHM wrote the paper.