About the Authors

Zhengzhong Zou

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Hua Qin

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Amanda E. Brenner

Roles Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Rahul Raghavan

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Jess A. Millar

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Qiang Gu

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Zhoujie Xie

Roles Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation MOE Key Laboratory of Industrial Fermentation Microbiology, College of Biotechnology, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin, China

Jens Kreth

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Justin Merritt

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

merrittj@ohsu.edu

Affiliations Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.