About the Authors

Eric M. Kallin

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Ru Cao

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Raja Jothi

Affiliation Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Kai Xia

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Kairong Cui

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Keji Zhao

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Yi Zhang

yi_zhang@med.unc.edu

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EMK YZ. Performed the experiments: EMK RC KC. Analyzed the data: EMK RJ KX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KZ. Wrote the paper: EMK YZ.