About the Authors

György Fejer

fejer@immunbio.mpg.de, gfejer@yahoo.com (GF); freudenberg@immunbio.mpg.de (MAF)

Affiliation Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology, Freiburg, Germany

Lisa Drechsel

Affiliation Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology, Freiburg, Germany

Jan Liese

Affiliation Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University Clinic of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Ulrike Schleicher

Affiliation Microbiology Institute - Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Clinic of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Zsolt Ruzsics

Affiliation Max von Pettenkofer Institut für Virologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany

Nicola Imelli

Affiliation Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland

Urs F. Greber

Affiliation Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland

Simone Keck

Affiliation Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology, Freiburg, Germany

Bernd Hildenbrand

Affiliation Tumor Biology Center, Freiburg, Germany

Anne Krug

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Christian Bogdan

Affiliation Microbiology Institute - Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Clinic of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Marina A. Freudenberg

fejer@immunbio.mpg.de, gfejer@yahoo.com (GF); freudenberg@immunbio.mpg.de (MAF)

Affiliation Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology, Freiburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GF US CB MAF. Performed the experiments: GF LD JL NI SK BH. Analyzed the data: GF LD JL US NI UFG SK MAF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZR UFG BH AK. Wrote the paper: GF MAF.