About the Authors

Jennifer M. Bomberger, Bonita A. Coutermarsh, Siying Ye, Bruce A. Stanton
Department of Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Daniel P. MacEachran, George A. O'Toole
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jbomberger@dartmouth.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMB DPM GAO BAS. Performed the experiments: JMB DPM BAC SY. Analyzed the data: JMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GAO. Wrote the paper: JMB GAO BAS.