About the Authors

Troco K. Mihali

Affiliation School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Wayne W. Carmichael

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States of America

Brett A. Neilan

b.neilan@unsw.edu.au

Affiliations School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Australian Centre for Astrobiology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TKM WC BN. Performed the experiments: TKM. Analyzed the data: TKM BN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WC. Wrote the paper: TKM WC BN.