About the Authors

Stanley G Sawicki, Dorothea L Sawicki, Diane Younker
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

Yvonne Meyer, Volker Thiel
Institute of Virology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Helen Stokes, Stuart G Siddell
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

stuart.siddell@bristol.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

S. G. Sawicki, D. L. Sawicki, and S. G. Siddell conceived and designed the experiments. S. G. Sawicki, D. L. Sawicki, D. Younker, Y. Meyer, V. Thiel, H. Stokes, and S. G. Siddell performed the experiments and analyzed the data. S. G. Sawicki, V. Thiel, and S. G. Siddell wrote the paper.