About the Authors
- Silvia Herbert, Agnieszka Bera, Christiane Nerz, Friedrich Götz
- Microbial Genetics Department, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
- Dirk Kraus, Andreas Peschel, Christiane Goerke
- Medical Microbiology and Hygiene Department, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
- Michael Meehl, Ambrose Cheung
- Department of Microbiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
SH and FG conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. SH and DK performed the experiments. SH, CN, and FG analyzed the data. SH, AB, AP, CG, MM, AC, and FG contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.