About the Authors

Nicola Cavallari, Elena Frigato, Augusto Foà, Cristiano Bertolucci
Department of Biology and Evolution, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

Nicola Cavallari, Daniela Vallone, Nadine Fröhlich, Jose Fernando Lopez-Olmeda, Nicholas S. Foulkes
Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein, Germany

Jose Fernando Lopez-Olmeda, Francisco Javier Sánchez-Vázquez
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain

Roberto Berti
Department of Evolutionary Biology “Leo Pardi,” University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy

Corresponding Author

bru@unife.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: CB NSF FJSV AF NC. Performed the experiments: NC EF DV NF JFLO RB. Analyzed the data: CB DV NC EF JFLO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CB NSF RB AF FJSV. Wrote the paper: NSF CB NC DV FJSV.