About the Authors

Wei Zhang

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Ben A. Bailey-Elkin, Robert C. M. Knaap

Affiliation Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, and Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ben A. Bailey-Elkin

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Ben A. Bailey-Elkin, Robert C. M. Knaap

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6863-2643

Robert C. M. Knaap

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Ben A. Bailey-Elkin, Robert C. M. Knaap

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Baldeep Khare

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Tim J. Dalebout

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Garrett G. Johnson

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Puck B. van Kasteren

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Nigel J. McLeish

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2216-2687

Jun Gu

Affiliation Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, and Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Wenguang He

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Marjolein Kikkert

m.kikkert@lumc.nl (MK); brian.mark@umanitoba.ca (BLM); sachdev.sidhu@utoronto.ca (SSS)

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Brian L. Mark

m.kikkert@lumc.nl (MK); brian.mark@umanitoba.ca (BLM); sachdev.sidhu@utoronto.ca (SSS)

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Sachdev S. Sidhu

m.kikkert@lumc.nl (MK); brian.mark@umanitoba.ca (BLM); sachdev.sidhu@utoronto.ca (SSS)

Affiliation Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, and Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7755-5918

Competing Interests

The authors have submitted a European provisional patent application that describes the use of UbVs as viral polypeptide inhibitors. (05134196)

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: WZ BABE RCMK MK BLM SSS. Funding acquisition: MK BLM SSS. Investigation: WZ BABE RCMK BK TJD GGJ PBvK NJM JG WH. Methodology: WZ BABE RCMK MK BLM SSS. Supervision: MK BLM SSS. Writing – original draft: WZ BABE RCMK MK BLM SSS. Writing – review & editing: WZ BABE RCMK MK BLM SSS.