About the Authors

Bettina A. Moser

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Lakxmi Subramanian

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Lyne Khair

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Ya-Ting Chang

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Toru M. Nakamura

nakamut@uic.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAM TMN. Performed the experiments: BAM LS LK TMN. Analyzed the data: BAM LS LK TMN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BAM LS LK YTC TMN. Wrote the paper: BAM TMN.