About the Authors

Khyobeni Mozhui

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Daniel C. Ciobanu

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Thomas Schikorski

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Xusheng Wang

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Lu Lu

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Robert W. Williams

rwilliam@nb.utmem.edu

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LL RWW. Performed the experiments: KM DCC TS. Analyzed the data: KM DCC TS XW RWW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LL RWW. Wrote the paper: KM.