About the Authors

Derek L. Lindstrom

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Christina K. Leverich

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Kiersten A. Henderson

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Daniel E. Gottschling

dgottsch@fhcrc.org

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DLL KAH DEG. Performed the experiments: DLL CKL. Analyzed the data: DLL DEG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DLL CKL KAH. Wrote the paper: DLL DEG.