About the Authors

Chad E. Mire

Address Current address: National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Judith M. White

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Michael A. Whitt

mwhitt@uthsc.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CEM JMW MAW. Performed the experiments: CEM MAW. Analyzed the data: CEM JMW MAW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CEM MAW. Wrote the paper: CEM JMW MAW.