About the Authors

Coralie Fouquet

‡ CF and JFG contributed equally to this work. AT and SB also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR8246, INSERM, U1130, Neuroscience Paris Seine, F-75005, Paris, France

Jean-François Gilles

‡ CF and JFG contributed equally to this work. AT and SB also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France

Nicolas Heck

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR8246, INSERM, U1130, Neuroscience Paris Seine, F-75005, Paris, France

Marc Dos Santos

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR8246, INSERM, U1130, Neuroscience Paris Seine, F-75005, Paris, France

Richard Schwartzmann

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France

Vidjeacoumary Cannaya

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR8246, INSERM, U1130, Neuroscience Paris Seine, F-75005, Paris, France

Marie-Pierre Morel

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR8246, INSERM, U1130, Neuroscience Paris Seine, F-75005, Paris, France

Robert Stephen Davidson

Affiliation Citifluor Ltd, 18, Enfield Coisters, Fanshaw Street, London, N1 6LD, United Kingdom

Alain Trembleau

‡ CF and JFG contributed equally to this work. AT and SB also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR8246, INSERM, U1130, Neuroscience Paris Seine, F-75005, Paris, France

Susanne Bolte

susanne.bolte@upmc.fr

‡ CF and JFG contributed equally to this work. AT and SB also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliations Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, F-75005, Paris, France, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, CNRS FR3631, F-75005, Paris, France

Competing Interests

RS Davidson is the holder of UK patent 2419427 entitled “Mountant solution” which embraces the description of CFM3. The solution is marketed by Citifluor Ltd. of which RS Davidson is Managing director. The authors confirm hereby that this fact does not alter their adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SB AT. Performed the experiments: CF JFG NH MDS RS VC MPM. Analyzed the data: JFG SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSD. Wrote the paper: SB AT.