About the Authors

Jan E Kammenga

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Jan.Kammenga@wur.nl

Affiliation Laboratory of Nematology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Agnieszka Doroszuk

Affiliation Laboratory of Nematology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Joost A. G Riksen

Affiliation Laboratory of Nematology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Esther Hazendonk

Affiliation Hubrecht Laboratory, Netherlands Institute of Developmental Biology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Laurentiu Spiridon

Affiliation Institute of Biochemistry of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania

Andrei-Jose Petrescu

Affiliation Institute of Biochemistry of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania

Marcel Tijsterman

Affiliation Hubrecht Laboratory, Netherlands Institute of Developmental Biology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Ronald H. A Plasterk

Affiliation Hubrecht Laboratory, Netherlands Institute of Developmental Biology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Jaap Bakker

Affiliation Laboratory of Nematology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JEK, AD, MT, RHAP, and JB conceived and designed the experiments. JEK, AD, JAGR, EH, AJP, and MT performed the experiments. JEK, LS, and AJP analysed the data. JEK, AD, LS, AJP, RAHP, and JB contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. JEK wrote the paper. RHAP and JB provided supervision.