About the Authors

Lucia Carbone, Gery M Vessere, Boudewijn F.H. ten Hallers, Baoli Zhu, Kazutoyo Osoegawa, Pieter J de Jong
BACPAC Resources, Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America

Alan Mootnick
Gibbon Conservation Center, Santa Clarita, California, United States of America

Andrea Kofler
Chrombios GmbH, Raubling, Germany

Johannes Wienberg
Anthropology and Human Genetics, Department of Biology II, Munich University, Munich, Germany

Jane Rogers, Sean Humphray, Carol Scott
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

R. Alan Harris, Aleksandar Milosavljevic
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

lcarbone@chori.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LC and PJdJ conceived and designed the experiments. LC, AK, and JW performed the experiments. GMV, CS, RAH, and AM analyzed the data. BFHtH, BZ, KO, AM, JW, JR, and SH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. LC, GMV, and PJdJ wrote the paper.