About the Authors

Lia Rosso

Contributed equally to this work with: Lia Rosso, Ana Claudia Marques

Affiliation Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Ana Claudia Marques

Contributed equally to this work with: Lia Rosso, Ana Claudia Marques

Affiliation Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Manuela Weier

Affiliation Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Nelle Lambert

Affiliation Institut de Recherches en Biologie Humaine et Moleculaire (IRIBHM), University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Marie-Alexandra Lambot

Affiliation Institut de Recherches en Biologie Humaine et Moleculaire (IRIBHM), University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Pierre Vanderhaeghen

Affiliation Institut de Recherches en Biologie Humaine et Moleculaire (IRIBHM), University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Henrik Kaessmann

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Henrik.Kaessmann@unil.ch

Affiliation Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LR, ACM, and HK conceived the study and designed the experiments. NL, M-AL, and PV performed the experiments involving fetal samples. LR, ACM, MW performed all other experiments. LR, ACM, and HK analyzed the data. LR, ACM, and HK wrote the paper.