About the Authors

Niko Heddergott, Timothy Krüger, Ai Wei, Markus Engstler
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Sujin B. Babu, Holger Stark
Institute of Theoretical Physics, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Sujin B. Babu
Physics Department, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, JLN Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Erik Stellamanns, Sravanti Uppaluri, Thomas Pfohl
Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany

Thomas Pfohl
Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

markus.engstler@biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de

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.