About the Authors

Mashael S. Al-Mutairi

Address Current address: Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Laurence C. Cadalbert

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

H. Adrienne McGachy

Affiliation Division of Infection, Immunity and Microbiology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Muhannad Shweash

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Juliane Schroeder

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Magdalena Kurnik

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Callum M. Sloss

Address Current address: Surgical Oncology Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Clare E. Bryant

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

James Alexander

Affiliation Division of Infection, Immunity and Microbiology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Robin Plevin

r.plevin@strath.ac.uk

Affiliation Division of Physiology & Pharmacology, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LCC CMS CEB JA RP. Performed the experiments: MSAM LCC HAM MS JS MK CMS CEB. Analyzed the data: MS JS MK. Wrote the paper: JA RP.