About the Authors

Rinki Minakshi

Affiliations Virology Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Kartika Padhan

Current address: Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Virology Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India

Manjusha Rani

Affiliation Virology Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India

Nabab Khan

Affiliation Virology Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India

Faizan Ahmad

Affiliation Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Shahid Jameel

shahid@icgeb.res.in

Affiliation Virology Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FA SJ. Performed the experiments: RM KP MR NK. Analyzed the data: RM KP MR FA SJ. Wrote the paper: RM SJ.