About the Authors

Antje Bast, Kathrin Krause, Imke H. E. Schmidt, Matsayapan Pudla, Stefanie Brakopp, Verena Hopf, Katrin Breitbach, Ivo Steinmetz
Friedrich Loeffler Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany

Matsayapan Pudla
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Corresponding Author

steinmetz.ivo@uni-greifswald.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB KK IHES IS. Performed the experiments: AB KK IHES MP SB VH. Analyzed the data: AB KK IHES KB IS. Wrote the paper: AB KK IHES IS.