About the Authors

Scott J. Nowak

Address Current address: Department of Biology and Physics, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, United States of America

Affiliation Program in Developmental Biology, Sloan Kettering Institute, New York, New York, United States of America

Hitoshi Aihara

Address Current address: Department of Biochemistry, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan

Affiliation Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

Katie Gonzalez

Address Current address: Molecular Diagnostic Services, San Diego, California, United States of America

Affiliation Weill Cornell Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Yutaka Nibu

Affiliations Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Mary K. Baylies

m-baylies@ski.mskcc.org

Affiliations Program in Developmental Biology, Sloan Kettering Institute, New York, New York, United States of America, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJN HA KG YN MKB. Performed the experiments: SJN HA KG. Analyzed the data: SJN HA KG YN MKB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJN HA KG MKB. Wrote the paper: SJN MKB.