About the Authors

Xinhe Huang

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry and the Lucille Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Jun Liu

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry and the Lucille Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America, Key Laboratory of Bio-Resources and Eco-Environment of Ministry of Education, College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Robert C. Dickson

bobd@uky.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry and the Lucille Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XH RCD. Performed the experiments: XH JL. Analyzed the data: XH JL RCD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RCD XH JL. Wrote the paper: RCD.