About the Authors

Nigel J. Stevenson

N.Stevenson@tcd.ie

Affiliation School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Alison G. Murphy

Affiliation School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Nollaig M. Bourke

Affiliation School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Catherine A. Keogh

Affiliation School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

John E. Hegarty

Affiliation National Liver Transplant Unit, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Cliona O'Farrelly

Affiliation School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NJS JEH CO. Performed the experiments: NJS AGM NMB CAK. Analyzed the data: NJS AGM NMB CAK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NJS CO. Wrote the paper: NJS CO.