About the Authors

Anastasia P Litvintseva, Xiaorong Lin, Irka Templeton, Joseph Heitman, Thomas G Mitchell
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

litvi001@mc.duke.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

APL, XL, JH, and TGM conceived and designed the experiments. APL, XL, and IT performed the experiments. APL analyzed the data. TGM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. APL and TGM wrote the paper.