About the Authors

Alexei Shir

Affiliation Department of Biological Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, Israel

Manfred Ogris

Affiliation Pharmaceutical Biology-Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

Ernst Wagner

Affiliation Pharmaceutical Biology-Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

Alexander Levitzki

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: LEVITZKI@vms.huji.ac.il

Affiliation Department of Biological Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, Israel

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AS, MO, EW, and AL designed the study. AS and MO performed the experiments. AS and AL analyzed the data. AS, MO, EW, and AL contributed to writing the paper.