About the Authors
- Troy A. Luster, Ipsita Mukherjee, Robin Humphreys
- Department of Oncology Research, Human Genome Sciences, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
- Jeffrey A. Carrell, Yun Hee Cho, Jeffrey Gill, Andy Garcia, Christopher Ward, Stephen J. Ullrich
- Department of Lead Development, Human Genome Sciences, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
- Lizbeth Kelly, Luke Oh, Thi-Sau Migone
- Department of Immunology Research, Human Genome Sciences, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
The authors have read the journal's competing interests policy and have the following financial conflicts: All authors are current or former employees and stock holders of Human Genome Sciences. HGS owns several granted and pending patents directed to isolated BLyS polypeptides and BLyS-toxin fusion, details of which will be made available on request. None of the listed authors on the manuscript are inventors on the above-referenced patents. These disclosures do not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TAL YHC TSM RH. Performed the experiments: TAL IM JAC YHC JG LK AG CW. Analyzed the data: TAL IM SJU TSM RH LO. Wrote the paper: TAL JAC YHC AC.