About the Authors

Magda Granata

Contributed equally to this work with: Magda Granata, Federico Lazzaro

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Federico Lazzaro

Contributed equally to this work with: Magda Granata, Federico Lazzaro

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Daniele Novarina

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Davide Panigada

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Fabio Puddu

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Carla Manuela Abreu

Affiliation Centre for Chromosome Biology, School of Natural Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland

Ramesh Kumar

Affiliation Centre for Chromosome Biology, School of Natural Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland

Muriel Grenon

Affiliation Centre for Chromosome Biology, School of Natural Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland

Noel F. Lowndes

Affiliation Centre for Chromosome Biology, School of Natural Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland

Paolo Plevani

marco.muzifalconi@unimi.it (MM-F); paolo.plevani@unimi.it (PP)

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Marco Muzi-Falconi

marco.muzifalconi@unimi.it (MM-F); paolo.plevani@unimi.it (PP)

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: M Granata, F Lazzaro, R Kumar, M Grenon, NF Lowndes, P Plevani, M Muzi-Falconi. Performed the experiments: M Granata, F Lazzaro, D Novarina, D Panigada, F Puddu, CM Abreu. Analyzed the data: M Granata, F Lazzaro, D Novarina, D Panigada, F Puddu, M Grenon, NF Lowndes, P Plevani, M Muzi-Fal. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: M Granata, F Lazzaro, D Novarina, D Panigada, F Puddu. Wrote the paper: NF Lowndes, P Plevani, M Muzi-Falconi.