About the Authors

Ignas Bunikis

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Katrin Denker

Affiliation Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Yngve Östberg

Current address: CBRN Defence and Security, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Umeå, Sweden

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Christian Andersen

Affiliation Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Roland Benz

Affiliation Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Sven Bergström

sven.bergstrom@molbiol.umu.se

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IB KD YO SB. Performed the experiments: IB KD. Analyzed the data: IB KD YO CA RB SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RB SB. Wrote the paper: IB YO CA RB SB.