About the Authors

John K. Pace II

Address Current address: Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States of America

Shurjo K. Sen

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Mark A. Batzer

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Cédric Feschotte

cedric@uta.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JKP CF. Performed the experiments: JKP SKS. Analyzed the data: JKP SKS MAB CF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAB. Wrote the paper: JKP CF.