About the Authors

Isabelle Hug, Mario F. Feldman
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Marc R. Couturier, Michelle M. Rooker, Diane E. Taylor, Markus Stein
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Corresponding Author

mfeldman@ualberta.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IH MRC MMR DET MS MFF. Performed the experiments: IH MRC MMR MS. Analyzed the data: IH MRC MS MFF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MS MFF. Wrote the paper: IH MFF.