About the Authors

Ferrin C. Wheeler

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Hao Tang

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Odessa A. Marks

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Tracy N. Hadnott

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Pei-Lun Chu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Lan Mao

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Howard A. Rockman

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Douglas A. Marchuk

march004@mc.duke.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FCW DAM. Performed the experiments: FCW HT OAM TNH PLC LM HAR. Analyzed the data: FCW HT DAM. Wrote the paper: FCW HT DAM.