About the Authors

Bastian Grewe

Bastian.Grewe@rub.de

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Medical Virology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Katrin Ehrhardt

Address Current address: Institute of Virology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Medical Virology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Bianca Hoffmann

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Medical Virology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Maik Blissenbach

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Medical Virology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Sabine Brandt

Address Current address: Serology/Immunology, Medical Laboratory of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Medical Virology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Klaus Überla

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Medical Virology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BG SB KÜ. Performed the experiments: BG KE MB SB. Analyzed the data: BG SB KÜ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB BH. Wrote the paper: BG BH KÜ.