About the Authors

Tina K. Koch, Michael Reuter, Diana Barthel, Sascha Böhm, Peter F. Zipfel, Christine Skerka
Department of Infection Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection, Biology, Jena, Germany

Jean van den Elsen
University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Peter Kraiczy
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany

Peter F. Zipfel
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

Corresponding Author

christine.skerka@hki-jena.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS TKK. Performed the experiments: TKK MR DB SB. Analyzed the data: TKK MR DB SB JvdE PFZ PK CS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DB PK SB. Wrote the paper: TKK PFZ CS.