About the Authors

Tsung-Han Kuo

Contributed equally to this work with: Tsung-Han Kuo, Tatyana Y. Fedina

Affiliations Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Tatyana Y. Fedina

Contributed equally to this work with: Tsung-Han Kuo, Tatyana Y. Fedina

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Ingrid Hansen

Affiliations Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Klaus Dreisewerd

Affiliation Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Herman A. Dierick

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Joanne Y. Yew

Affiliations Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Scott D. Pletcher

spletch@umich.edu

Affiliations Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: T-HK TYF HAD JYY SDP. Performed the experiments: T-HK TYF JYY. Analyzed the data: T-HK TYF JYY SDP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IH KD HAD SDP. Wrote the paper: T-HK TYF JYY SDP.