About the Authors

Frank Sainsbury, George P. Lomonossoff
Department of Biological Chemistry, John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom

Markus Sack, Rainer Fischer
Institute for Molecular Biotechnology, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH), Aachen, Germany

Johannes Stadlmann
Department for Chemistry, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Heribert Quendler
Institute of Applied Microbiology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Rainer Fischer
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Aachen, Germany

Corresponding Author

frank.sainsbury.1@ulaval.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FS MS RF GL. Performed the experiments: FS MS JS HQ. Analyzed the data: FS MS JS HQ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RF GL. Wrote the paper: FS MS GL.