About the Authors

Joël T. van Mierlo

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Gijs J. Overheul

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Benjamin Obadia

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, Viruses and RNA interference Unit and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 3569, Paris, France

Koen W. R. van Cleef

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Claire L. Webster

Affiliation Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Maria-Carla Saleh

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, Viruses and RNA interference Unit and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 3569, Paris, France

Darren J. Obbard

darren.obbard@ed.ac.uk (DJO); r.vanrij@ncmls.ru.nl (RPvR)

Affiliation Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Ronald P. van Rij

darren.obbard@ed.ac.uk (DJO); r.vanrij@ncmls.ru.nl (RPvR)

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JTvM DJO RPvR. Performed the experiments: JTvM GJO BO KWRvC CLW. Analyzed the data: JTvM GJO BO KWRvC MCS DJO RPvR. Wrote the paper: JTvM DJO RPvR. Performed sequence analyses: DJO. Edited the manuscript: MCS DJO RPvR.