About the Authors

Marcus Thein

Affiliation Rudolf-Virchow-Center, DFG-Research Center for Experimental Biomedicine, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Mari Bonde

Contributed equally to this work with: Mari Bonde, Ignas Bunikis

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Ignas Bunikis

Contributed equally to this work with: Mari Bonde, Ignas Bunikis

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Katrin Denker

Affiliation Rudolf-Virchow-Center, DFG-Research Center for Experimental Biomedicine, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Albert Sickmann

Affiliations Rudolf-Virchow-Center, DFG-Research Center for Experimental Biomedicine, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, Department of Bioanalytics, Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS, Dortmund, Germany

Sven Bergström

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Roland Benz

r.benz@jacobs-university.de

Affiliations Rudolf-Virchow-Center, DFG-Research Center for Experimental Biomedicine, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MT MB IB KD AS SB RB. Performed the experiments: MT MB IB KD. Analyzed the data: MT KD RB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT MB IB KD. Wrote the paper: MT MB SB RB. Designed the software used in analysis: RB.