About the Authors

Anastasia P Litvintseva

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: litvi001@mc.duke.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Xiaorong Lin

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Irka Templeton

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Joseph Heitman

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Thomas G Mitchell

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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.