About the Authors

Edward E. Pryor Jr.

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Center for Structural Biology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Elizabeth A. Waligora

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Binjie Xu

Affiliation Departments of Microbiology and Microbial Infection and Immunity, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Sheri Dellos-Nolan

Affiliation Departments of Microbiology and Microbial Infection and Immunity, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Daniel J. Wozniak

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America, Departments of Microbiology and Microbial Infection and Immunity, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Thomas Hollis

thollis@wakehealth.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Center for Structural Biology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EEP DJW TH. Performed the experiments: EEP EAW BX SDN. Analyzed the data: EEP EAW BX SDN DJW TH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EEP EAW BX SDN DJW TH. Wrote the paper: EEP TH.