About the Authors

Peter A. Cimino

Affiliation Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Beth L. Nicholson

Affiliation Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Baodong Wu

Affiliation Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Wei Xu

Affiliation Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

K. Andrew White

kawhite@yorku.ca

Affiliation Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PAC BLN BW WX KAW. Performed the experiments: PAC BLN BW WX. Analyzed the data: PAC BLN BW WX KAW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PAC BLN BW WX KAW. Wrote the paper: PAC KAW.