About the Authors

Nicole Torti

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Senta M. Walton

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Thomas Brocker

Affiliation Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Thomas Rülicke

Affiliation Institute of Laboratory Animal Science and Biomodels Austria, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Annette Oxenius

oxenius@micro.biol.ethz.ch

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NT SMW AO. Performed the experiments: NT. Analyzed the data: NT SMW AO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TB TR. Wrote the paper: NT AO.