About the Authors

Madhura Kulkarni

Contributed equally to this work with: Madhura Kulkarni, Diane C. Shakes

Address Current address: Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Diane C. Shakes

Contributed equally to this work with: Madhura Kulkarni, Diane C. Shakes

Affiliation Department of Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

Katie Guevel

Affiliation Department of Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

Harold E. Smith

smithhe2@niddk.nih.gov

Affiliation National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HES DCS. Performed the experiments: MK DCS KG HES. Analyzed the data: MK DCS KG HES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MK DCS HES. Wrote the paper: MK DCS HES.