About the Authors

Nilgun Isik

Affiliation Chemotaxis Signal Section, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Twinbrook II Facility, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Dale Hereld

Current address: Division of Metabolism and Health Effects, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Chemotaxis Signal Section, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Twinbrook II Facility, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Tian Jin

tjin@niaid.nih.gov

Affiliation Chemotaxis Signal Section, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Twinbrook II Facility, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NI TJ. Performed the experiments: NI. Analyzed the data: NI TJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NI TJ. Wrote the paper: DH TJ.