About the Authors

Long Nam Nguyen, Joshua D. Nosanchuk
Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Long Nam Nguyen, David L. Silver
Signature Research Program in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders, DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Gabriele Vargas Cesar, Leonardo Nimrichter
Laboratório de Estudos Integrados em Bioquímica Microbiana, Instituto de Microbiologia Professor Paulo de Góes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Giang Thi Thu Le
University of Hamburg, Biocenter Klein Flottbek, Department of Molecular Phytopathology and Genetics, Hamburg, Germany

Joshua D. Nosanchuk
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: L. Nguyen. Performed the experiments: L. Nguyen, G. Cesar, G. Le. Analyzed the data: L. Nguyen, J. Nosanchuk. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J. Nosanchuk, L. Nimrichter, D. Silver. Wrote the paper: L. Nguyen.