About the Authors

Judith R. Denery

Affiliation Department of Chemistry and Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Ashlee A. K. Nunes

Affiliation Department of Chemistry and Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Mark S. Hixon

Address Current address: Discovery Biology, Takeda San Diego, Inc., San Diego, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Chemistry and Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Tobin J. Dickerson

kdjanda@scripps.edu (KDJ); tobin@scripps.edu (TJD)

Affiliation Department of Chemistry and Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Kim D. Janda

kdjanda@scripps.edu (KDJ); tobin@scripps.edu (TJD)

Affiliations Department of Chemistry and Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JRD MSH TJD KDJ. Performed the experiments: JRD AAKN. Analyzed the data: JRD AAKN TJD. Wrote the paper: JRD TJD KDJ.