About the Authors

Hosung Sohn

Contributed equally to this work with: Hosung Sohn, Jong-Seok Kim

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Jong-Seok Kim

Contributed equally to this work with: Hosung Sohn, Jong-Seok Kim

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Sung Jae Shin

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Kwangwook Kim

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Choul-Jae Won

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Woo Sik Kim

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Ki-Nam Min

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Han-Gyu Choi

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Je Chul Lee

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea

Jeong-Kyu Park

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Hwa-Jung Kim

hjukim@cnu.ac.kr

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Research Institute for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HS HJK. Performed the experiments: HS JSK KK KNM. Analyzed the data: HS JSK SJS JCL HJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJS CJW WSK HGC JKP. Wrote the paper: HS HJK.