About the Authors

Yan Li

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Divya Padmanabha

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Luciana B. Gentile

Current address: Laboratory of Comparative and Experimental Oncology, Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Catherine I. Dumur

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Robert B. Beckstead

Affiliation Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Keith D. Baker

kdbaker@vcu.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KDB. Performed the experiments: YL DP LBG RBB KDB. Analyzed the data: YL DP CID. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YL CID. Wrote the paper: YL KDB.