About the Authors

Yan Hao

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Ningyi Xu

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Andrew C. Box

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Laura Schaefer

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Kasthuri Kannan

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Ying Zhang

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Laurence Florens

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Christopher Seidel

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Michael P. Washburn

Affiliations Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

Winfried Wiegraebe

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Ho Yi Mak

hym@stowers.org

Affiliations Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HYM. Performed the experiments: YH NX ACB LS YZ HYM. Analyzed the data: YH YZ LF CS MPW HYM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KK WW. Wrote the paper: HYM.