About the Authors

Sean D. Hooper

Affiliation Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE-JGI), Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

Jeroen Raes

Affiliation EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Konrad U. Foerstner

Affiliation EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Eoghan D. Harrington

Affiliation EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Daniel Dalevi

Affiliation Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Peer Bork

bork@embl.de

Affiliation EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PB SH. Performed the experiments: SH. Analyzed the data: SH DD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EH JR KF DD. Wrote the paper: PB JR SH.