About the Authors

Souvik Bhattacharjee, N. Luisa Hiller, Konstantinos Liolios, Kasturi Haldar
Departments of Pathology and Microbiology and Immunology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Joe Win, Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Carolyn Young, Sophien Kamoun
Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Author

k-haldar@northwestern.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SB, NLH, SK, and KH conceived and designed the experiments. SB, NLH, KL, JW, TDK, and CY performed the experiments. SB, NLH, KL, JW, TDK, CY, SK, and KH analyzed the data. SB, NLH, SK, and KH wrote the paper.