About the Authors

Congcong Chen

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Jason A. Dienhart

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Eric C. Bolton

boltonec@life.illinois.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

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