About the Authors

Marcelo Marcet-Palacios

Affiliation University of Alberta, Department of Biochemistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Brenda Lee Duggan

Affiliation University of Alberta, Department of Biochemistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Irene Shostak

Affiliation University of Alberta, Department of Biochemistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Michele Barry

Affiliation University of Alberta, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Tracy Geskes

Affiliation University of Alberta, Department of Biochemistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

John A. Wilkins

Affiliation University of Manitoba, Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Akiko Yanagiya

Affiliation McGill University, Department of Biochemistry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Nahum Sonenberg

Affiliation McGill University, Department of Biochemistry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

R. Chris Bleackley

chris.bleackley@ualberta.ca

Affiliation University of Alberta, Department of Biochemistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MMP RCB MB IS BLD. Performed the experiments: MMP BLD IS TG MB JAW. Analyzed the data: MMP BLD MB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AY NS MB. Wrote the paper: MMP.