About the Authors

Nayana Wijayathilaka

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, KY, 20400, Sri Lanka

Madhava Meegaskumbura

madhavam@pdn.ac.lk

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, KY, 20400, Sri Lanka

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MM NW. Performed the experiments: NW MM. Analyzed the data: NW MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MM NW. Wrote the paper: MM NW.