About the Authors

Laura Dindia, Josh Murray, Erin Faught, Zoya Leonenko, Mathilakath M. Vijayan
Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Tracy L. Davis
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Corresponding Author

matt.vijayan@ucalgary.ca

Competing Interests

Dr. Zoya Leonenko is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member and she is a coauthor on this MS. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LD JM MMV. Performed the experiments: LD JM. Analyzed the data: LD JM EF ZL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TLD ZL MMV. Wrote the paper: LD JM EF TLD ZL MMV.