About the Authors

Chong Chu

Affiliation Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America

Jin Zhang

Affiliation The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Yufeng Wu

ywu@engr.uconn.edu

Affiliation Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YW CC. Performed the experiments: CC. Analyzed the data: CC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CC JZ. Wrote the paper: CC JZ YW.