About the Authors

Carsten Merkwirth, Anne Korwitz, Sabine D. Jordan, Thomas Langer
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Carsten Merkwirth, Anne Korwitz, Hella S. Brönneke, Elena I. Rugarli, Thomas Langer
Cologne Excellence Cluster on Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases (CECAD), University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Carsten Merkwirth, Anne Korwitz, Elena I. Rugarli, Thomas Langer
Center for Molecular Medicine (CMMC), University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Paola Martinelli, Elena I. Rugarli
Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Michela Morbin
Neuropathology and Neurology 5, IRCCS Foundation, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Milano, Italy

Thomas Langer
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging, Cologne, Germany

Corresponding Author

Thomas.Langer@uni-koeln.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CM PM AK HSB EIR TL. Performed the experiments: CM PM AK MM HSB SDJ. Analyzed the data: CM PM AK MM HSB SDJ. Wrote the paper: CM EIR TL.