About the Authors

Vijay R. Gupta, Hetal K. Patel, Sean S. Kostolansky, Steven R. Blanke
Department of Microbiology, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Hetal K. Patel, Roberto A. Ballivian, Joseph Eichberg
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

sblanke@life.uiuc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JE SB. Performed the experiments: VG HP SK RB. Analyzed the data: VG HP SK SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VG. Wrote the paper: JE SB.