About the Authors

Patricio A. Manque

Contributed equally to this work with: Patricio A. Manque, Ute Woehlbier

Address Current address: Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Ute Woehlbier

Contributed equally to this work with: Patricio A. Manque, Ute Woehlbier

Address Current address: Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Ana M. Lara

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Fernando Tenjo

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

João M. Alves

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Gregory A. Buck

gabuck@vcu.edu

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PAM UW. Performed the experiments: PAM UW AML FT. Analyzed the data: PAM UW JMA GAB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GAB. Wrote the paper: PAM UW JMA GAB.