About the Authors

Niko Heddergott

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Timothy Krüger

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Sujin B. Babu

Affiliations Institute of Theoretical Physics, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Physics Department, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, JLN Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Ai Wei

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Erik Stellamanns

Affiliation Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany

Sravanti Uppaluri

Affiliation Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany

Thomas Pfohl

Affiliations Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany, Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Holger Stark

Affiliation Institute of Theoretical Physics, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Markus Engstler

markus.engstler@biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NH ME. Performed the experiments: NH ME TK AW. Analyzed the data: NH TK AW ME. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ES SU TP. Wrote the paper: NH TK ME. Designed and performed numerical modeling: SBB HS.