About the Authors

David B Guiliano

¤ Current address: Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Affiliation Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Mark L Blaxter

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mark.blaxter@ed.ac.uk

Affiliation Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DBG and MLB devised the experiments, bioinformatic analyses, and wrote the manuscript together. The wet lab experiments were carried out by DBG.