About the Authors

Daniela Münch, Hans Georg Sahl, Tanja Schneider
Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology – Pharmaceutical Microbiology Section, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Terry Roemer, Sang Ho Lee
Department of Infectious Diseases, Merck Research Laboratories, Merck & Co., Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States of America

Marianne Engeser
Kekulé Institute for Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

DM, ME, HGS and TS have declared that no competing interest exist. Terry Roemer is a present employee of Merck as stated in the affiliates and may potentially own stock and/or stock options in the company.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DM TS TR. Performed the experiments: DM TS TR ME SHL. Analyzed the data: TS TR ME HGS DM SHL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HGS TR TS ME. Wrote the paper: TS DM TR HGS.