About the Authors

Renate Gessmann

Affiliation Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Nikos Kourtis

Affiliation Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Kyriacos Petratos

Affiliation Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Nektarios Tavernarakis

tavernarakis@imbb.forth.gr

Affiliation Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NT. Performed the experiments: RG. Analyzed the data: RG KP NT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NK KP. Wrote the paper: RG NK NT.