About the Authors
- Xiaofei Gao, Philip R. Hardwidge
- Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Immunology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America
- Fengyi Wan, Michael J. Lenardo
- Laboratory of Immunology, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
- Kristina Mateo, Dan Wang, Feng Li
- Department of Veterinary Science, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, United States of America
- Eduardo Callegari, Michael S. Chaussee
- Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, United States of America
- Wanyin Deng, B. Brett Finlay
- Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Jose Puente
- Departamento de Microbiología Molecular, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Mexico
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: XG PRH. Performed the experiments: XG FW KM EC PRH. Analyzed the data: XG FW FL MJL PRH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FW KM EC DW WD JP FL MSC BBF MJL. Wrote the paper: XG PRH.