About the Authors

Susanne Pfefferle
Bernhard-Nocht-Institute, Hamburg, Germany

Susanne Pfefferle, Marcel A. Müller, Petra Herzog, Stefan Kallies, Daniela Niemeyer, Vanessa Ditt, Christian Drosten
Institute of Virology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Julia Schöpf, Javier Carbajo-Lozoya, Thorsten Stellberger, Ekatarina von Dall’Armi, Jürgen Haas, Albrecht von Brunn
Max-von-Pettenkofer Institute, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, München, Germany

Manfred Kögl, Frank Schwarz
DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany

Caroline C. Friedel, Ralf Zimmer
Institute for Informatics, LMU Munich, München, Germany

Caroline C. Friedel
Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

Thomas Kuri, Friedemann Weber
IMMH, Albert-Ludwigs-University-Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Roland Züst, Volker Thiel
Institute of Immunobiology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland

Ksenia Pumpor, Rolf Hilgenfeld
Institute of Biochemistry, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany

Imke Steffen, Stefan Pöhlmann
Institute of Virology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Friedemann Weber
Institute of Virology, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany

Georg Herrler, Christel Schwegmann-Weßels
Institute of Virology, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Heinz-Jürgen Thiel
Institute for Virology, Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin, Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen, Giessen, Germany

Jürgen Haas
Division of Pathway Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: M. Kögl, F. Weber, V. Thiel, G. Herrler, H. Thiel, C. Swegmann-Weßels, S. Pöhlmann, C. Drosten, A. von Brunn. Performed the experiments: S. Pfefferle, J. Schöpf, M. Müller, J. Carbajo-Lozoya, T. Stellberger, P. Herzong, S. Kallies, D. Niemeyer, V. Ditt, T. Kuri, R. Züst, E. von Dall'Armi, I. Steffen, A. von Brunn. Analyzed the data: M. Kögl, C. Friedel, R. Zimmer, F. Schwarz, F. Weber, V. Thiel, H. Thiel, C. Schwegmann-Weßels, S. Pöhlmann, C. Drosten, A. von Brunn. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: K. Pumpor, R. Hilgenfeld, J. Haas. Wrote the paper: A. von Brunn, C. Drosten, S. Pöhlmann.