About the Authors

Qinglei Li

Current address: Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Julio E. Agno

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Mark A. Edson

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Ankur K. Nagaraja

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Takashi Nagashima

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Martin M. Matzuk

mmatzuk@bcm.edu

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QL MMM. Performed the experiments: QL JEA MAE. Analyzed the data: QL MMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AKN TN. Wrote the paper: QL MMM. Revised the manuscript: QL MMM.