About the Authors

Scott A. Hoose

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Jeremy A. Rawlings

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Michelle M. Kelly

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

M. Camille Leitch

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Qotaiba O. Ababneh

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Juan P. Robles

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

David Taylor

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Evelyn M. Hoover

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Bethel Hailu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Kayla A. McEnery

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

S. Sabina Downing

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Deepika Kaushal

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Yi Chen

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Alex Rife

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Kirtan A. Brahmbhatt

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Roger Smith III

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Michael Polymenis

polymenis@tamu.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP. Performed the experiments: SAH JAR MMK MCL QOA JPR DT EMH BH KAM SSD DK YC AR KAB RS MP. Analyzed the data: SAH JAR MMK MCL QOA JPR DT EMH BH KAM SSD DK YC AR KAB RS MP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SAH RS MP. Wrote the paper: SAH RS MP.