About the Authors

Han Liu

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Mounica Yanamandala

Affiliation School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Tiffany C. Lee

Affiliation School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Jin Kyung Kim

jkim13@uci.edu

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JKK. Performed the experiments: HL MY TCL JKK. Analyzed the data: HL MY TCL JKK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HL MY TCL JKK. Wrote the paper: HL MY TCL JKK.