About the Authors

Shuyuarn F. Yu

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Phillip Lujan

Current address: Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States of America.

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Dana L. Jackson

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Michael Emerman

Affiliation Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Maxine L. Linial

mlinial@fhcrc.org

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SFY PL DLJ ME MLL. Performed the experiments: SFY PL DLJ. Analyzed the data: SFY ME MLL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SFY MLL. Wrote the paper: SFY ME MLL.