About the Authors

Tenson Cai

Roles Investigation, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliations Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Biomedical Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Yijun Qi

Roles Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Albert Jergens

Roles Funding acquisition, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Michael Wannemuehler

Roles Funding acquisition, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Vet Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Terrence A. Barrett

Roles Funding acquisition, Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Qun Wang

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

qunwang@iastate.edu

Affiliation Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.