About the Authors

Sander H. J. Smits

sander.smits@uni-duesseldorf.de

Affiliation Institute of Biochemistry, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Tatu Meyer

Affiliation Institute of Biochemistry, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Andre Mueller

Affiliation Institute of Zoophysiology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Nadine van Os

Affiliation Institute of Zoophysiology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Matthias Stoldt

Affiliations Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany, Institute of Structural Biology and Biophysics (ISB-3), Research Centre Jülich, Jülich, Germany

Dieter Willbold

Affiliations Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany, Institute of Structural Biology and Biophysics (ISB-3), Research Centre Jülich, Jülich, Germany

Lutz Schmitt

Affiliation Institute of Biochemistry, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Manfred K. Grieshaber

Affiliations Institute of Biochemistry, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany, Institute of Zoophysiology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SHJS AM MS DW LS MKG. Performed the experiments: SHJS TM AM MS. Analyzed the data: SHJS TM AM MS DW LS MKG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SHJS NvO. Wrote the paper: SHJS AM MS DW LS MKG.