About the Authors

André Schmitz

Contributed equally to this work with: André Schmitz, Alexandra Schwarz

Address Current address: ZLG, Bonn, Germany

Affiliation Institute of Medical Virology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

Alexandra Schwarz

Contributed equally to this work with: André Schmitz, Alexandra Schwarz

Affiliation Institute of Medical Virology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

Michael Foss

Affiliation UMR-CNRS 5234 MCMP, Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France

Lixin Zhou

Affiliation Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Birgit Rabe

Address Current address: AiCuris GmbH & Co. KG, Wuppertal, Germany

Affiliation Institute of Medical Virology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

Julia Hoellenriegel

Address Current address: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Institute of Medical Virology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

Miriam Stoeber

Address Current address: ETH Zürich, Institute for Biochemistry, Zürich, Switzerland

Affiliation UMR-CNRS 5234 MCMP, Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France

Nelly Panté

Affiliation Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Michael Kann

michael.kann@u-bordeaux2.fr

Affiliations Institute of Medical Virology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, UMR-CNRS 5234 MCMP, Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: N. Panté, M. Kann. Performed the experiments: A. Schmitz, A. Schwarz, M. Foss, L. Zhou, B. Rabe, J. Hoellenriegel, M. Stoeber, N. Panté. Wrote the paper: M. Kann.