About the Authors

Jonas Eriksson

Affiliation Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Greger Larson

Affiliation Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Ulrika Gunnarsson

Affiliation Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Bertrand Bed'hom

Affiliation INRA, AgroParisTech, UMR1236 Génétique et Diversité Animales, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Michele Tixier-Boichard

Affiliation INRA, AgroParisTech, UMR1236 Génétique et Diversité Animales, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Lina Strömstedt

Affiliation Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Dominic Wright

Affiliation Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Annemieke Jungerius

Affiliation Hendrix Genetics, Breeding Research & Technology Centre, Boxmeer, The Netherlands

Addie Vereijken

Affiliation Hendrix Genetics, Breeding Research & Technology Centre, Boxmeer, The Netherlands

Ettore Randi

Affiliation Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica, Laboratorio di Genetica, Ozzano Emilia, Italy

Per Jensen

Affiliation IFM Biology, Linköping University, SE-58183 Linköping, Sweden

Leif Andersson

Leif.Andersson@imbim.uu.se

Affiliations Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LA. Performed the experiments: JE GL UG. Analyzed the data: JE GL UG DW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BB MTB LS AJ AV ER PJ. Wrote the paper: JE GL LA.