About the Authors

Shirong Yu

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Haematology, and Pathology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Yumin Teng

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Haematology, and Pathology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Raymond Waters

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Haematology, and Pathology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Simon H. Reed

reedsh1@cardiff.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Haematology, and Pathology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SHR SY. Performed the experiments: SY YT. Analyzed the data: SHR SY YT RW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SHR SY YT RW. Wrote the paper: SHR. Critical Reading of the manuscript: RW.