About the Authors

Dewal Jani, Rana Nagarkatti, Dharmendar Rathore
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Wandy Beatty
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Ross Angel
Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Carla Slebodnick
Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

John Andersen
Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Sanjai Kumar
Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Rathore@vbi.vt.edu

Competing Interests

Dharmendar Rathore, Rana Nagarkatti, and Dewal Jani are named as inventors on a pending patent application relevant to this work.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DJ RN DR. Performed the experiments: DJ RN WB CS JA DR. Analyzed the data: DJ RN WB RA CS JA DR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RA SK. Wrote the paper: DJ RN SK DR.