About the Authors

David T Redden, Jasmin Divers, Laura Kelly Vaughan, Hemant K Tiwari, T. Mark Beasley, José R Fernández, Rui Feng, Miguel A Padilla, Nianjun Liu, David B Allison
Department of Biostatistics, Section on Statistical Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

David T Redden, José R Fernández, David B Allison
Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

José R Fernández, David B Allison
Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Robert P Kimberly
Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Michael B Miller
Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Corresponding Author

DRedden@UAB.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DTR, JD, TMB, MBM, and DBA conceived and designed the experiments. DTR, JD, and DBA performed the experiments. DTR, JD, LKV, and DBA analyzed the data. DTR, JD, HKT, JRF, MAP, and DBA contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DTR, JD, LKV, HKT, TMB, RPK, RF, MAP, NL, MBM, and DBA wrote the paper.