About the Authors

Katarzyna J. Maresz

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Annelie Hellvard

Affiliations Broegelmann Research Laboratory, Department of Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Aneta Sroka

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Karina Adamowicz

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Ewa Bielecka

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Joanna Koziel

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Katarzyna Gawron

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Danuta Mizgalska

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Katarzyna A. Marcinska

Affiliation Department of Human Developmental Biology, Jagiellonian University College of Medicine, Krakow, Poland

Malgorzata Benedyk

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Krzysztof Pyrc

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Anne-Marie Quirke

Affiliation Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, London, United Kingdom

Roland Jonsson

Affiliation Broegelmann Research Laboratory, Department of Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Saba Alzabin

Affiliation Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, London, United Kingdom

Patrick J. Venables

Affiliation Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, London, United Kingdom

Ky-Anh Nguyen

Affiliations Institute of Dental Research, Westmead Centre for Oral Health and Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Piotr Mydel

Contributed equally to this work with: Piotr Mydel, Jan Potempa

piotr.mydel@gades.uib.no

Affiliations Broegelmann Research Laboratory, Department of Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Jan Potempa

Contributed equally to this work with: Piotr Mydel, Jan Potempa

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Center for Oral Health and Systemic Diseases, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KJM RJ PJV PM JP. Performed the experiments: KJM AH AS KA EB JK KG DM KAM MB AMQ SA KAN PM. Analyzed the data: KJM AH AS KA EB JK KG DM KAM MB KP AMQ SA PJV KAN PM JP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KJM AH AS KA EB JK KG DM KAM MB KP AMQ RJ SA PJV KAN PM JP. Wrote the paper: KJM AH RJ PJV PM JP.