About the Authors

Yang Cao

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang Cao, Ying Zhang

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Ying Zhang

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang Cao, Ying Zhang

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Zefen Yu

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Fei Mi

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Chunli Liu

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Xiaozhao Tang

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Yunxian Long

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Xiaoxia He

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Pengfei Wang

Affiliation Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China

Jianping Xu

jpxu@mcmaster.ca

Affiliations Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources, and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, PR China, Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YC YZ JX. Performed the experiments: YC YZ ZY FM CL XT YL XH PW JX. Analyzed the data: YC YZ JX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YC YZ ZY FM CL XT YL XH PW JX. Wrote the paper: YC YZ JX.