About the Authors

Kieran Finan

a Current address: Department of Biotechnology & Biophysics, Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Affiliation Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Joseph P. Torella

b Current address: Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Achillefs N. Kapanidis

Affiliation Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Peter R. Cook

peter.cook@path.ox.ac.uk

Affiliation Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KF PRC. Wrote the paper: KF JPT ANK PRC. Performed all experiments: KF. Assisted with every part of the FCS experiment, and operated the FCS instrument: JPT. Analyzed all results: KF PRC. Performed the FCS analysis: JPT. Analyzed the FCS data: ANK. Provided tools for the analysis of the FCS data: JPT ANK.