About the Authors

Justin L. Spinner

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Keun Seok Seo

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Jason L. O'Loughlin

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Jennifer A. Cundiff

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Scott A. Minnich

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Gregory A. Bohach

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Scott D. Kobayashi

kobayashis@niaid.nih.gov

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JLS SAM GB SK. Performed the experiments: JLS KSS JAC. Analyzed the data: JLS KSS JAC SK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JLS KSS JLO SAM GB SK. Wrote the paper: JLS SK.