About the Authors

Sivan Leviyang

sr286@georgetown.edu

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States of America

Vitaly V. Ganusov

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SL VVG. Performed the experiments: SL. Analyzed the data: SL VVG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SL VVG. Wrote the paper: SL VVG.