About the Authors

Nilabja Sikdar

Affiliation Genome Instability Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Soma Banerjee

Address Current address: Center for Liver Research, School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India

Affiliation Genome Instability Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Han Zhang

Address Current address: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Genome Instability Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Stephanie Smith

Affiliation Genome Instability Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Kyungjae Myung

kmyung@mail.nih.gov

Affiliation Genome Instability Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NS SB HZ SS KM. Performed the experiments: NS SB HZ SS KM. Analyzed the data: NS SB HZ SS KM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KM. Wrote the paper: NS KM.