About the Authors

Philippe Verbeke, Lynn Welter-Stahl, Jon Hansen, David M Ojcius
Institut Jacques Monod, Université Paris—Denis Diderot, Paris, France

Songmin Ying, Georg Häcker
Institute for Medical Microbiology, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Toni Darville
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

David M Ojcius
School of Natural Sciences, University of California Merced, Merced, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

dojcius@ucmerced.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GH and DMO conceived and designed the experiments. PV, LWS, SY, and JH performed the experiments. PV analyzed the data. TD contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DMO wrote the paper.