About the Authors

Stéphane Delmas

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Lee Shunburne

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Hien-Ping Ngo

Current address: Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Thorsten Allers

thorsten.allers@nottingham.ac.uk

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SD TA. Performed the experiments: SD LS HPN TA. Analyzed the data: SD LS HPN TA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SD TA. Wrote the paper: SD TA.