About the Authors

Beatriz Blanco Redondo

Contributed equally to this work with: Beatriz Blanco Redondo, Melanie Bunz, Partho Halder

Affiliation Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Melanie Bunz

Contributed equally to this work with: Beatriz Blanco Redondo, Melanie Bunz, Partho Halder

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Partho Halder

Contributed equally to this work with: Beatriz Blanco Redondo, Melanie Bunz, Partho Halder

Affiliations Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Madhumala K. Sadanandappa

Affiliations Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India

Barbara Mühlbauer

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Felix Erwin

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Alois Hofbauer

Affiliation Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Veronica Rodrigues

† Deceased.

Affiliation National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India

K. VijayRaghavan

Affiliation National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India

Mani Ramaswami

Affiliations National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India, School of Genetics and Microbiology and School of Natural Sciences, Smurfit Institute of Genetics and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Dirk Rieger

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Christian Wegener

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Charlotte Förster

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Erich Buchner

buchner@biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de

Affiliations Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, Department of Neurobiology and Genetics, Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

† Deceased.

Conceived and designed the experiments: VR KVR MR DR CF AH EB. Performed the experiments: BBR MB PH FE MKS BM FE EB . Analyzed the data: KVR MR DR CF AH EB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AH CW. Wrote the paper: EB.