About the Authors

Shanow Uthman

Contributed equally to this work with: Shanow Uthman, Christian Bär

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Christian Bär

Contributed equally to this work with: Shanow Uthman, Christian Bär

Address Current address: Molecular Oncology Program, Spanish National Cancer Centre (CNIO), Melchor Fernandez Almagro 3, Madrid, Spain

Affiliations Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, Institut für Biologie, FG Mikrobiologie, Universität Kassel, Kassel, Germany

Viktor Scheidt

Affiliation Institut für Biologie, FG Mikrobiologie, Universität Kassel, Kassel, Germany

Shihui Liu

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Sara ten Have

Affiliation Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression, College of Life Sciences, MSI/WTB Complex, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland

Flaviano Giorgini

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Michael J. R. Stark

m.j.r.stark@dundee.ac.uk (MJRS); schaffrath@uni-kassel.de, rs240@le.ac.uk (RS)

Affiliation Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression, College of Life Sciences, MSI/WTB Complex, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland

Raffael Schaffrath

m.j.r.stark@dundee.ac.uk (MJRS); schaffrath@uni-kassel.de, rs240@le.ac.uk (RS)

Affiliations Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, Institut für Biologie, FG Mikrobiologie, Universität Kassel, Kassel, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SU CB SL FG MJRS RS. Performed the experiments: SU CB VS SL StH. Analyzed the data: SU CB SL VS StH FG MJRS RS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SU CB VS SL StH MJRS. Wrote the paper: FG MJRS RS.