About the Authors

Jennifer M. Friederichs

Contributed equally to this work with: Jennifer M. Friederichs, Suman Ghosh

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Suman Ghosh

Contributed equally to this work with: Jennifer M. Friederichs, Suman Ghosh

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Christine J. Smoyer

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Scott McCroskey

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Brandon D. Miller

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Kyle J. Weaver

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Kym M. Delventhal

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Jay Unruh

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Brian D. Slaughter

Affiliation Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Sue L. Jaspersen

slj@stowers.org

Affiliations Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMF SG CJS SLJ. Performed the experiments: JMF SG CJS SM BDS SLJ. Analyzed the data: JMF SG CJS SM JU SLJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SM BDM KJW KMD JU BDS. Wrote the paper: SLJ.