About the Authors

Tobias Steinfeldt

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Stephanie Könen-Waisman

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Lan Tong

Current address: Miltenyi Biotec GmbH, Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse 68, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Nikolaus Pawlowski

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Tobias Lamkemeyer

Affiliations Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Cologne Excellence Cluster on Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases (CECAD), Cologne, Germany

L. David Sibley

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Julia P. Hunn

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Jonathan C. Howard

j.howard@uni-koeln.de

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: TS LT NP JPH JCH. Performed the experiments: TS SKW LT TL JPH. Analyzed the data: TS SKW LT NP TL JPH JCH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TL LDS JCH. Wrote the paper: TS NP TL JPH JCH.