About the Authors

Wolfgang Goettel

Affiliation Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Joachim Messing

messing@waksman.rutgers.edu

Affiliation Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WG JM. Performed the experiments: WG. Analyzed the data: WG JM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WG. Wrote the paper: WG JM.