About the Authors

Lucy Golden-Mason

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology & Hepatitis C Center, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Young S. Hahn

Affiliation Beirne Carter Center for Immunology Research, Department of Microbiology & Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Michael Strong

Affiliation Bioinformatics, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Linling Cheng

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology & Hepatitis C Center, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Hugo R. Rosen

Hugo.Rosen@UCHSC.edu

Affiliations Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology & Hepatitis C Center, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America, Denver Veterans Affairs (VA), Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LGM YSH HRR. Performed the experiments: LGM LC. Analyzed the data: LGM MS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: LGM HRR.