About the Authors

Amelia K. Pinto, Stephane Daffis, James D. Brien, Maria D. Gainey, Wayne M. Yokoyama, Michael S. Diamond
Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Wayne M. Yokoyama, Kathleen C. F. Sheehan, Kenneth M. Murphy, Robert D. Schreiber, Michael S. Diamond
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Michael S. Diamond
Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

diamond@borcim.wustl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AKP SD JDB MDG MSD. Performed the experiments: AKP SD JDB. Analyzed the data: AKP SD JDB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WMY KMM KCFS RDS. Wrote the paper: AKP SD JDB MDG WMY KCFS KMM RDS MSD.