About the Authors

Ju-Ling Liu

Affiliation Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

David Desjardins

Affiliation Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Robyn Branicky

Address Current address: Cell Biology Division, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Luis B. Agellon

Affiliation School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Canada

Siegfried Hekimi

Siegfried.Hekimi@McGill.ca

Affiliation Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH DD J-LL RB LBA. Performed the experiments: J-LL DD RB. Analyzed the data: SH J-LL DD RB. Wrote the paper: SH J-LL DD RB LBA.