About the Authors
- Wenqi Hu, Susan Sillaots, Sebastien Lemieux, John Davison, Anouk Breton, Annie Linteau, Chunlin Xin, Bo Jiang, Terry Roemer
- Merck Frosst Center of Fungal Genetics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Sarah Kauffman, Jeff Becker
- Department of Microbiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
- Joel Bowman
- Infectious Diseases, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, United States of America
W. Hu, S. Sillaots, S. Lemieux, J. Davison, A. Breton, A. Linteau, C. Xin, J. Bowman, B. Jiang, and T. Roemer are current or previous employees of Merck & Co., Inc. and Elitra Phamarceuticals Inc. S. Kauffman and J. Becker are consultants to Elitra Phamarceuticals Inc.
W. Hu and T. Roemer conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. W. Hu, S. Sillaots, J. Davison, S. Kauffman, A. Breton, A. Linteau, C. Xin, and J. Bowman performed the experiments. W. Hu, S. Lemieux, S. Kauffman, J. Bowman, J. Becker, B. Jiang, and T. Roemer analyzed the data. S. Lemieux, J. Becker, and B. Jiang contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.