About the Authors

Jérôme Mulhbacher, Eric Brouillette, Marianne Allard, François Malouin, Daniel A. Lafontaine
Département de biologie, Faculté des sciences, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

Louis-Charles Fortier
Département de microbiologie et d'infectiologie, Faculté de médecine et sciences de la santé, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JM LCF FM DAL. Performed the experiments: JM EB MA FM. Analyzed the data: JM LCF DAL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LCF FM DAL. Wrote the paper: JM LCF FM DAL.