About the Authors

Jaan-Olle Andressoo

Current address: Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Judith Jans

Current address: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jan de Wit

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Frederic Coin

Affiliation Institut de Genetique et de Biologie et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France

Deborah Hoogstraten

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Marieke van de Ven

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Wendy Toussaint

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jan Huijmans

Affiliation Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

H. Bing Thio

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Wibeke J van Leeuwen

Affiliation Department of Experimental Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jan de Boer

Current address: Institute for Biomedical Technology, University of Twente, Bilthoven, Netherlands

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jean-Marc Egly

Affiliation Institut de Genetique et de Biologie et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France

Jan H. J Hoeijmakers

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Gijsbertus T. J van der Horst

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

James R Mitchell

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: j.mitchell@erasmusmc.nl

Affiliation Medical Genetics Center, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Center of Biomedical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JOA, JJ, JHJH, GTJvdH, and JRM conceived and designed the experiments. JOA, JJ, JdW, FC, DH, MvdV, WT, JH, WJvL, and JRM performed the experiments. JOA, JJ, JdW, FC, DH, MvdV, JH, HBT, WJvL, JME, JHJH, and JRM analyzed the data. JdB and GTJvdH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. JOA, JHJH, and JRM wrote the paper.