About the Authors

Holger Prokisch

Contributed equally to this work with: Holger Prokisch, Curt Scharfe, David G Camp II, Wenzhong Xiao

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany, Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Curt Scharfe

Contributed equally to this work with: Holger Prokisch, Curt Scharfe, David G Camp II, Wenzhong Xiao

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

David G Camp II

Contributed equally to this work with: Holger Prokisch, Curt Scharfe, David G Camp II, Wenzhong Xiao

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Wenzhong Xiao

Contributed equally to this work with: Holger Prokisch, Curt Scharfe, David G Camp II, Wenzhong Xiao

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Lior David

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Christophe Andreoli

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Matthew E Monroe

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Ronald J Moore

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Marina A Gritsenko

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Christian Kozany

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Kim K Hixson

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Heather M Mottaz

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Hans Zischka

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Marius Ueffing

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Zelek S Herman

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Ronald W Davis

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Thomas Meitinger

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany, Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Peter J Oefner

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Richard D Smith

Affiliation Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Lars M Steinmetz

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: lars.steinmetz@embl.de

Address address: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

Affiliation Stanford Genome Technology Center and Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

HP, CS, DGC, WX, LD, TM, RDS, and LMS conceived and designed the experiments. HP, LD, RJM, MAG, CK, KKH, HMM, HZ, and LMS performed the experiments. HP, CS, DGC, LD, CA, MEM, MAG, KKH, HMM, RDS, and LMS analyzed the data. HP, CS, CA, MEM, RJM, MAG, KKH, HMM, MU, ZSH, RWD, TM, PJO, and LMS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. HP, CS, DGC, LD, and LMS wrote the paper.