About the Authors

Radovan Fiser

Contributed equally to this work with: Radovan Fiser, Jiri Masin

Affiliations Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Jiri Masin

Contributed equally to this work with: Radovan Fiser, Jiri Masin

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Ladislav Bumba

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Eva Pospisilova

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Catherine Fayolle

Affiliations Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, INSERM U1041, Paris, France

Marek Basler

Address Current address: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Lenka Sadilkova

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Irena Adkins

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Jana Kamanova

Address Current address: Yale Medical School, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Jan Cerny

Affiliation Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Ivo Konopasek

Affiliation Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Radim Osicka

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Claude Leclerc

Affiliations Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, INSERM U1041, Paris, France

Peter Sebo

sebo@biomed.cas.cz

Affiliations Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic, Institute of Biotechnology of the ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RF JM LB JK JC RO CL PS. Performed the experiments: RF JM LB EP CF MB LS IA JK. Analyzed the data: RF JM JC IK RO CL PS. Wrote the paper: RF JM RO CL PS.