About the Authors

Nicolas Nègre

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Montpellier Cedex, France

Jérôme Hennetin

Affiliation Centre de Recherche en Biochimie Macromoléculaire, CNRS, Montpellier, France

Ling V Sun

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Sergey Lavrov

Address ¤ Current address: DMGC, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Moscow, Russia

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Montpellier Cedex, France

Michel Bellis

Affiliation Centre de Recherche en Biochimie Macromoléculaire, CNRS, Montpellier, France

Kevin P White

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Giacomo Cavalli

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Giacomo.Cavalli@igh.cnrs.fr

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Montpellier Cedex, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

NN, JH, and GC conceived and designed the experiments. NN and LVS performed the experiments. NN, JH, MB, and GC analyzed the data. SL contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. NN, MB, KPW, and GC wrote the paper.