About the Authors

Linda M. Bradley, Mia F. Douglass, Dhrubamitra Chatterjee, Bas J. G. Baaten
Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Shizuo Akira
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

Corresponding Author


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.