About the Authors

Luchang Zhu

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Gee W. Lau

geelau@illinois.edu

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GWL LZ. Performed the experiments: GWL LZ. Analyzed the data: GWL LZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GWL LZ. Wrote the paper: GWL LZ.