About the Authors

Kai Heimel

Contributed equally to this work with: Kai Heimel, Mario Scherer

Affiliations Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

Mario Scherer

Contributed equally to this work with: Kai Heimel, Mario Scherer

Affiliations MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany, Qiagen GmbH, Hilden, Germany

Miroslav Vranes

Affiliations Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

Ramon Wahl

Affiliations Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

Chetsada Pothiratana

Affiliations MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany, Kasetsart University, Department of Microbiology, Bangkok, Thailand

David Schuler

Affiliation Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany

Volker Vincon

Affiliation MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

Florian Finkernagel

Affiliation Institute for Molecular Biology and Tumor Research, Marburg, Germany

Ignacio Flor-Parra

Affiliation Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Universidad Pablo de Olavide-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Sevilla, Spain

Jörg Kämper

joerg.kaemper@kit.edu

Affiliations Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KH MS JK. Performed the experiments: KH MS MV RW CP DS VV IFP. Analyzed the data: KH MS MV RW FF JK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FF. Wrote the paper: KH JK.