About the Authors

Layla Parker-Katiraee, Andrew R Carson, Takahiro Yamada, Makiko Meguro-Horike, Kazuhiko Nakabayashi, Stephen W Scherer
Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Layla Parker-Katiraee, Andrew R Carson, Takahiro Yamada, Makiko Meguro-Horike, Kazuhiko Nakabayashi, Stephen W Scherer
The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Layla Parker-Katiraee, Andrew R Carson, Stephen W Scherer
Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Philippe Arnaud, Robert Feil
Institute of Molecular Genetics (IGMM), CNRS UMR5535, Montpellier, France

Philippe Arnaud, Robert Feil
University of Montpellier II, Montpellier, France

Sayeda N Abu-Amero, Gudrun E Moore
Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Masahiro Kaneda, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Kazuhiko Nakabayashi
Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of Information and Systems, Mishima, Japan

George H Perry, Anne C Stone
School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Charles Lee
Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Hiroyuki Sasaki
Department of Genetics, School of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai), Mishima, Japan

Keiko Kobayashi
Department of Molecular Metabolism and Biochemical Genetics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan

Corresponding Author

steve@genet.sickkids.on.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LPK, ARC, TY, HS, KN, and SWS conceived and designed the experiments. LPK, TY, PA, SNAA, GHP, MMH, and KN performed the experiments. LPK, ARC, TY, PA, RF, GHP, KN, and SWS analyzed the data. LPK, TY, SNAA, GEM, MK, GHP, ACS, CL, HS, KK, and KN contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. LPK, ARC, and RF wrote the paper.