About the Authors

Ursula Neu

Contributed equally to this work with: Ursula Neu, Holger Hengel

Affiliation Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Holger Hengel

Contributed equally to this work with: Ursula Neu, Holger Hengel

Affiliation Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Bärbel S. Blaum

Affiliations Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany, Department of Chemistry, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany

Rachel M. Schowalter

Affiliation Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Dennis Macejak

Affiliation Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and the Biofrontiers Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Michel Gilbert

Affiliation National Research Council Canada, Institute for Biological Sciences, Glycobiology Program, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Warren W. Wakarchuk

Affiliation National Research Council Canada, Institute for Biological Sciences, Glycobiology Program, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Akihiro Imamura

Affiliations Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Department of Applied Bioorganic Chemistry, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

Hiromune Ando

Affiliations Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Department of Applied Bioorganic Chemistry, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

Makoto Kiso

Affiliations Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Department of Applied Bioorganic Chemistry, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

Niklas Arnberg

Affiliation Division of Virology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Robert L. Garcea

Affiliation Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and the Biofrontiers Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Thomas Peters

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany

Christopher B. Buck

Affiliation Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Thilo Stehle

thilo.stehle@uni-tuebingen.de

Affiliations Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: UN HH BSB TP RMS CBB TS. Performed the experiments: UN HH BSB RMS. Analyzed the data: UN HH BSB RMS TP CBB TS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DM MG WWW AI HA MK NA RLG TP. Wrote the paper: UN BSB RMS CBB TS.