About the Authors

Lakxmi Subramanian

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: LS TMN. Performed the experiments: LS TMN. Analyzed the data: LS TMN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LS TMN. Wrote the paper: TMN.