About the Authors

Ryan T. Nitta

Address Current address: Department of Neurosurgery, Cancer Biology Program, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Catherine L. Smith

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Brian K. Kennedy

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bkenn@u.washington.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BK RN. Performed the experiments: RN CS. Analyzed the data: BK RN CS. Wrote the paper: BK RN.