About the Authors

Bonggoo Park

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Research Division of Immunology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Tadayuki Iwase

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

George Y. Liu

george.liu@cshs.org

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Research Division of Immunology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BP TI GYL. Performed the experiments: BP TI. Analyzed the data: BP TI GYL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BP TI GYL. Wrote the paper: BP TI GYL.