About the Authors

Lorna MacLean

Affiliation Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology, Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, United Kingdom

Hansotto Reiber

Affiliation CSF and Complexity Studies, Berlin, Germany

Peter G. E. Kennedy

Affiliation Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Jeremy M. Sternberg


Affiliation Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMS PGEK. Performed the experiments: HR LM. Analyzed the data: JMS HR LM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HR. Wrote the paper: JMS.