About the Authors
Animal Influenza Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture and National Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin, People's Republic of China
The 11th Institute, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Changchun, People's Republic of China
The International Center for Medical Research and Treatment, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology; International Research Center for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: Z. Bu, H. Chen. Performed the experiments: Y. Gao, Y. Zhang, K. Shinya, G. Deng, Y. Jiang, Z. Li, Y. Guan, G. Tian, Y. Li, J. Shi, L. Liu, X. Zeng. Analyzed the data: Y. Gao, Y. Zhang, K. Shinya, Z. Bu, X. Xia, Y. Kawaoka, H. Chen. Wrote the paper: Y. Gao, Z. Bu, Y. Kawaoka, H. Chen.