About the Authors

Yanwen Sun
Michael G. Connor
Jarrod M. Pennington
Matthew B. Lawrenz


Affiliation Center for Predictive Medicine for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YS MBL. Performed the experiments: YS MGC JMP MBL. Analyzed the data: YS MBL. Wrote the paper: MBL.