About the Authors

Anne Frentzen, Kathrin Hüging, Julia Bitzegeio, Martina Friesland, Sibylle Haid, Juliane Gentzsch, Eike Steinmann, Thomas Pietschmann
Division of Experimental Virology, TWINCORE, Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research; a joint venture between the Medical School Hannover (MHH) and the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Hannover, Germany

Markus Hoffmann
Institute of Virology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany

Dirk Lindemann
Institute of Virology, Carl Gustav Carus Medical Facility, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Gert Zimmer
Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis (IVI), Mittelhäusern, Switzerland

Florian Zielecki, Friedemann Weber
Institute of Virology, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AF KH JB FW ES TP. Performed the experiments: AF KH MF SH FZ ES. Analyzed the data: AF KH JB JG FW ES TP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MH DL GZ FW. Wrote the paper: AF ES TP. Editing of manuscript: KH JB MH DL GZ FW.