About the Authors

Derrick Watkins

Affiliation NUBAD, LLC, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America

Liuwei Jiang

Affiliation Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

Smita Nahar

Affiliations Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Anusandhan Bhawan, 2 Rafi Marg, New Delhi, India, CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, India

Souvik Maiti

Affiliations Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Anusandhan Bhawan, 2 Rafi Marg, New Delhi, India, CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, India

Dev P. Arya

dparya@clemson.edu

Affiliations Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America, NUBAD, LLC, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

D.P.A. has ownership interest in NUBAD, LLC. This affiliation does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. We declare that the authors have no significant competing financial, professional or personal interests that might have influenced the performance or presentation of the work described in this manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: Dev P. Arya. Performed the experiments: Derrick Watkins Liuwei Jiang Smita Nahar. Analyzed the data: Dev P. Arya Derrick Watkins Souvik Maiti. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: Dev P. Arya Souvik Maiti. Wrote the paper: Derrick Watkins Dev P. Arya Smita Nahar.