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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Erin C. McKiernan conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.


ECM was funded in part by the NIH Predoctoral Training Program in Neuroscience 5 T32 AG007437 awarded to the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Physiological Sciences at the University of Arizona, and by NIH grant 5 R01 NS057637 03 awarded to Richard Levine at the University of Arizona. All experiments were performed at Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences in the laboratory of Carsten Duch. *NOTE: This funding statement is already included in the pdf document. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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