About the Authors

Stacie E Hughes

Address ¤ Current address: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Kimberley Evason

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Chengjie Xiong

Affiliation Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Kerry Kornfeld

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kornfeld@wustl.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SEH and KK conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. SEH performed the experiments. SEH, CX, and KK analyzed the data. KE contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.