About the Authors

Jeffrey L. Blanchard, Wei-Yun Wholey, Pablo J. Pomposiello
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Erin M. Conlon
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

blanchard@microbio.umass.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PP EC JB WW. Performed the experiments: PP EC JB WW. Analyzed the data: PP EC JB WW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JB WW. Wrote the paper: PP JB.