About the Authors

Linda M. Bradley

Contributed equally to this work with: Linda M. Bradley, Mia F. Douglass

Affiliation Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Mia F. Douglass

Contributed equally to this work with: Linda M. Bradley, Mia F. Douglass

Affiliation Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Dhrubamitra Chatterjee

Affiliation Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Shizuo Akira

Affiliation Laboratory of Host Defense, World Premier International Immunology Frontier Research Center, and Department of Host Defense, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Bas J. G. Baaten

bbaaten@sanfordburnham.org

Affiliation Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BJGB. Performed the experiments: BJGB MFD DC. Analyzed the data: BJGB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LMB SA. Wrote the paper: BJGB MFD LMB.