About the Authors

Rebecca C. Schugar

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Xiaojing Huang

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Ashley R. Moll

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Elizabeth M. Brunt

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Peter A. Crawford

pcrawford@wustl.edu

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RCS XH PAC. Performed the experiments: RCS XH ARM. Analyzed the data: RCS XH EMB PAC. Wrote the manuscript: RCS PAC.