About the Authors
McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, United States of America
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America
Strand Life Sciences, Bangalore, India
Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Life Technologies, Beverly, Massachusetts, United States of America
SM: I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflict: Certain commercial equipment or materials are identified in this report to specify adequately the experimental procedures. Such identification does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, nor does it imply that the materials or equipment identified are necessarily the best available for the purpose.
Conceived and designed the experiments: MXS IKAS TTH GBE AC. Performed the experiments: MXS. Analyzed the data: MXS IKAS SM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VV RH MP KMF TTH JL ABF PT AC. Wrote the paper: MXS IKAS AC. Contributed equally to this work: MXS IKAS Designed the software used in analysis: IKAS VV ABF.