About the Authors

Dagmara I. Kisiela, Sujay Chattopadhyay, Stephen J. Libby, Joyce E. Karlinsey, Ferric C. Fang, Veronika Tchesnokova, Jeremy J. Kramer, Evgeni V. Sokurenko
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Viktoriya Beskhlebnaya, Mansour Samadpour
Institute for Environmental Health, Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States of America

Krzysztof Grzymajlo, Maciej Ugorski
Department of Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland

Emily W. Lankau, Roderick I. Mackie
Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Steven Clegg
Department of Microbiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

evs@u.washington.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: D. Kisiela, S. Libby, V. Tchesnokova, E. Sokurenko. Performed the experiments: D. Kisiela, S. Chattopadhyay, J. Kramer, S. Libby, K. Grzymajlo, E. Lankau, J. Karlinsey, V. Beskhlebnaya. Analyzed the data: D. Kisiela, S. Chattopadhyay, S. Libby, M. Ugorski, R. Mackie, S. Clegg, F. Fang, M. Samadpour, E. Sokurenko. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: M. Ugorski, R. Mackie, S. Clegg, S. Libby, F. Fang, M. Samadpour. Wrote the paper: D. Kisiela, S. Chattopadhyay, E. Sokurenko.