About the Authors

Inês Ribeiro

Affiliation Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Lin Yuan

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Guy Tanentzapf

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

James J. Dowling

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Amy Kiger

akiger@ucsd.edu

Affiliation Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IR GT JJD AK. Performed the experiments: IR LY JJD. Analyzed the data: IR LY GT JJD AK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IR AK. Wrote the paper: IR AK.