About the Authors

Michael J Wichroski

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

G. Brett Robb

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Tariq M Rana

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: tariq.rana@umassmed.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MJW and TMR conceived and designed the experiments. MJW and GBR performed the experiments. MJW, GBR, and TMR analyzed the data. GBR contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MJW and TMR wrote the paper.