About the Authors

Wibke J Meyer

Affiliation Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

Silke Schreiber

Affiliation Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

Yi Guo

Address Current address: Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Thorsten Volkmann

Affiliation Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

Michael A Welte

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: welte@brandeis.edu (MAW); h.j.muller@dundee.ac.uk (HAJM)

Affiliation Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

H. Arno J Müller

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: welte@brandeis.edu (MAW); h.j.muller@dundee.ac.uk (HAJM)

Address Current address: Division of Cell and Developmental Biology, WTB/MSI Complex, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

Affiliation Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MAW and HAJM conceived and designed the experiments. WJM, SS, YG, TV, MAW, and HAJM performed the experiments. WJM, SS, MAW, and HAJM analyzed the data. WJM, SS, MAW, and HAJM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MAW and HAJM wrote the paper.