About the Authors

Amy Tsurumi

Contributed equally to this work with: Amy Tsurumi, Fan Xia, Jinghong Li

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Fan Xia

Contributed equally to this work with: Amy Tsurumi, Fan Xia, Jinghong Li

Current address: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Jinghong Li

Contributed equally to this work with: Amy Tsurumi, Fan Xia, Jinghong Li

Affiliations Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Kimberly Larson

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Russell LaFrance

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Willis X. Li

willisli@ucsd.edu

Affiliations Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AT FX JL WXL. Performed the experiments: AT FX JL KL RL. Analyzed the data: AT FX JL WXL. Wrote the paper: AT FX WXL.