About the Authors

Kristoffer Lindell

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Anna Fahlgren

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Erik Hjerde

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Nils-Peder Willassen

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Maria Fällman

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Debra L. Milton

miltond@southernresearch.org

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KL DLM AF MF. Performed the experiments: KL DLM. Analyzed the data: KL DLM AF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF MF. Wrote the paper: DLM KL. Sequencing/annotation of the wzm-wzt-wbhA DNA locus: DLM EH NPW.