About the Authors

Jody L. Campeau

Affiliation Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Gengshu Wu

Affiliation Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

John R. Bell

Affiliation Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Jay Rasmussen

Affiliation Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Valerie L. Sim

valerie.sim@ualberta.ca

Affiliations Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Department of Medicine (Neurology), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VLS JLC. Performed the experiments: JLC GW JRB JR. Analyzed the data: VLS JLC JRB JR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VLS. Wrote the paper: VLS JLC.