About the Authors

Sudip K. Ghosh

Contributed equally to this work with: Sudip K. Ghosh, Katrina L. Van Dellen

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Katrina L. Van Dellen

Contributed equally to this work with: Sudip K. Ghosh, Katrina L. Van Dellen

Address Current address: Department of Biology, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Anirban Chatterjee

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Tuli Dey

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Rashidul Haque

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phillips W. Robbins

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

John Samuelson

jsamuels@bu.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SKG KLVD AC RH PWR JS. Performed the experiments: SKG KLVD AC TD. Analyzed the data: SKG KLVD AC TD PWR JS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RH. Wrote the paper: SKG KLVD PWR JS.