About the Authors

Judith Behnsen

Contributed equally to this work with: Judith Behnsen, Priyanka Narang

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Applied Microbiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany

Priyanka Narang

Contributed equally to this work with: Judith Behnsen, Priyanka Narang

Affiliation Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Mike Hasenberg

Affiliation Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Frank Gunzer

Affiliation Department of Physics, The German University of Cairo, New Cairo City, Egypt

Ursula Bilitewski

Affiliation Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Nina Klippel

Affiliation Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Manfred Rohde

Affiliation Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Matthias Brock

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Applied Microbiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany

Axel A Brakhage

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Applied Microbiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany

Matthias Gunzer

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mgunzer@helmholtz-hzi.de

Affiliation Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JB, PN, MH, NK, MR, and MB performed research. FG and UB provided vital new reagents and tools. AAB and MG designed the research, analyzed data, and wrote the paper.