About the Authors

Sreenath Shanker

Contributed equally to this work with: Sreenath Shanker, Godwin Job

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Godwin Job

Contributed equally to this work with: Sreenath Shanker, Godwin Job

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Olivia L. George

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Kevin M. Creamer

Affiliation Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Alaa Shaban

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Janet F. Partridge

janet.partridge@stjude.org

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS GJ JFP. Performed the experiments: SS GJ OLG KMC AS. Analyzed the data: SS GJ OLG KMC AS JFP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KMC JFP. Wrote the paper: SS JFP.