About the Authors

Andreia C. Tavares

Affiliation Laboratory of Bacterial Cell Biology, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Pedro B. Fernandes

Affiliation Laboratory of Bacterial Cell Biology, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Rut Carballido-López

Affiliations INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, F-78350, Jouy-en-Josas, France, AgroParisTech, UMR Micalis, F-78350, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Mariana G. Pinho

mgpinho@itqb.unl.pt

Affiliation Laboratory of Bacterial Cell Biology, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ACT RCL MGP. Performed the experiments: ACT PBF. Analyzed the data: ACT PBF RCL MGP. Wrote the paper: ACT RCL MGP.