About the Authors

Hong Hong

Affiliations Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Wenbin Xiao

Affiliations Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Robert W. Maitta

robert.maitta@uhhospitals.org

Affiliations Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HH WX RWM. Performed the experiments: HH RWM. Analyzed the data: HH WX RWM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HH WX RWM. Wrote the paper: HH WX RWM.