About the Authors

Jane H. Kinnaird

Contributed equally to this work with: Jane H. Kinnaird, William Weir

Affiliation Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

William Weir

Contributed equally to this work with: Jane H. Kinnaird, William Weir

Affiliation Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Zeeshan Durrani

Affiliation Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Sreerekha S. Pillai

Affiliations Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Institute of Cell Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Margaret Baird

Affiliation Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Brian R. Shiels

brian.shiels@glasgow.ac.uk

Affiliation Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BRS JHK WW. Performed the experiments: JHK ZD SSP MB. Analyzed the data: JHK WW. Wrote the paper: JHK BRS WW.