About the Authors

Anna M. Johansson, Mats E. Pettersson, Örjan Carlborg
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Paul B. Siegel
Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Örjan Carlborg
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Corresponding Author

orjan.carlborg@hgen.slu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AMJ MEP PBS ÖC. Analyzed the data: AMJ MEP ÖC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AMJ MEP PBS. Wrote the paper: AMJ MEP PBS ÖC.