About the Authors

David Garrick, Jackie A Sharpe, William G Wood, Douglas R Higgs, Richard J Gibbons
MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Ruth Arkell
MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Lorraine Dobbie, Andrew J. H Smith
Institute for Stem Cell Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

richard.gibbons@molecular-medicine.oxford.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DG, AJHS, WGW, DRH, and RJG conceived and designed the experiments. DG, JAS, RA, and RJG performed the experiments. DG, RA, WGW, DRH, and RJG analysed the data. LD contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. LD provided technical assistance. DG wrote the paper.