About the Authors

Robert Colby Layton, William Mega, Jacob D. McDonald, Trevor L. Brasel, Edward B. Barr, Andrew P. Gigliotti, Frederick Koster
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

CLayton@MRIresearch.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RCL FK. Performed the experiments: RCL TLB EBB APG. Analyzed the data: RCL WM JDM TLB EBB APG FK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDM APG. Wrote the paper: RCL WM FK. Pathologist: APG.