About the Authors

Leonard A. Freed

lfreed@hawaii.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Rebecca L. Cann

Affiliation Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LF RC. Performed the experiments: LF RC. Analyzed the data: LF RC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RC. Wrote the paper: LF RC.