About the Authors

Susanta K. Behura, Consuelo Gomez-Machorro, Brent W. Harker, Becky deBruyn, Diane D. Lovin, Ryan R. Hemme, Akio Mori, Jeanne Romero-Severson, David W. Severson
Eck Institute for Global Health, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DWS SKB. Performed the experiments: SKB CG-M BWH BD DDL RRH. Analyzed the data: SKB DWS JR-S. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM. Wrote the paper: SKB DWS BD DDL RRH. Assisted in MD and D2S3 sample preparation and qRT-PCR: CG-M BWH.