About the Authors

Barbara Kropff, Christiane Burkhardt, Juliane Schott, Jens Nentwich, Tanja Fisch, Michael Mach
Institut für Klinische und Molekulare Virologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

William Britt
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mlmach@viro.med.uni-erlangen.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BK CB JS WB MM. Performed the experiments: BK CB JN JS TF MM. Analyzed the data: BK CB WB MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BK JN CB TF. Wrote the paper: WB MM.