About the Authors

Mogens Kilian, Knud Poulsen, Malene Bek-Thomsen, Uffe B. S. Sørensen
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Trinelise Blomqvist, Leiv S. Håvarstein
Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway

Hervé Tettelin
Institute for Genome Sciences, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

kilian@microbiology.au.dk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MK KP. Performed the experiments: MK KP TB LSH MBT HT UBS. Analyzed the data: MK KP TB LSH MBT HT UBS. Wrote the paper: MK KP LSH UBS.