About the Authors

Andrew Slack

Address ¤ Current address: Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Texas Children's Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

P. C Thornton

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Daniel B Magner

Affiliation Interdepartmental Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Susan M Rosenberg

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America , Interdepartmental Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America , Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America , Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

P. J Hastings

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hastings@bcm.tmc.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PJH conceived and designed the experiments. AS, PCT, and PJH performed the experiments. AS and PJH analyzed the data. DBM designed and constructed strains and genetic elements. SMR provided reagents and intellectual insights. AS, SMR, and PJH interpreted results. SMR and PJH wrote the paper.