About the Authors

Guillermo G. Ruiz

Affiliations Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ 85282, United States of America, Arizona State University, Biodesign Institute, Tempe, AZ 85287, United States of America

Erik O. Nelson

Affiliation Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ 85282, United States of America

Adam F. Kozin

Affiliation Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ 85282, United States of America

Tiffany C. Turner

Affiliation Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ 85282, United States of America

Robert F. Waters

Affiliation Arizona State University, Biodesign Institute, Tempe, AZ 85287, United States of America

Jeffrey O. Langland

j.langland@scnm.edu

Affiliations Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ 85282, United States of America, Arizona State University, Biodesign Institute, Tempe, AZ 85287, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JOL. Performed the experiments: GR EN AK TT. Analyzed the data: JOL GR RW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JOL RW. Wrote the paper: JOL EN RW.