About the Authors

Ivonne Ceballos-Olvera

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Manoranjan Sahoo

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Mark A. Miller

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Laura del Barrio

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Fabio Re

fre@uthsc.edu; fabio.re@rosalindfranklin.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FR. Performed the experiments: ICO MS MAM LdB FR. Analyzed the data: ICO MS MAM LdB FR. Wrote the paper: FR.