About the Authors

Olivia Majer

Affiliation Medical University Vienna - Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Infection Biology, Campus Vienna Biocenter, Vienna, Austria

Christelle Bourgeois

Affiliation Medical University Vienna - Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Infection Biology, Campus Vienna Biocenter, Vienna, Austria

Florian Zwolanek

Affiliation Medical University Vienna - Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Infection Biology, Campus Vienna Biocenter, Vienna, Austria

Caroline Lassnig

Affiliation University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics & Biomodels Austria, Vienna, Austria

Dontscho Kerjaschki

Affiliation Medical University of Vienna – Clinical Institute of Pathology, AKH - General Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Matthias Mack

Affiliation University Hospital of Regensburg, Internal Medicine II – Nephrology, Regensburg, Germany

Mathias Müller

Affiliation University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics & Biomodels Austria, Vienna, Austria

Karl Kuchler

karl.kuchler@meduniwien.ac.at

Affiliation Medical University Vienna - Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Infection Biology, Campus Vienna Biocenter, Vienna, Austria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: O. Majer, K. Kuchler. Performed the experiments: O. Majer, C. Bourgeois, F. Zwolanek, C. Lassnig, D. Kerjaschki. Analyzed the data: O. Majer. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: M. Mack, M. Müller. Wrote the paper: O. Majer, K. Kuchler.