About the Authors

Nicholas J. Shikuma
Jiunn C. N. Fong
Fitnat H. Yildiz

fyildiz@ucsc.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NJS FHY. Performed the experiments: NJS JCNF. Analyzed the data: NJS FHY. Wrote the paper: NJS FHY.