About the Authors

Hermann Bauer

Affiliation Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Sabrina Schindler

Affiliations Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany, Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy, Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Yves Charron

Affiliations Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany, Institute for Medical Genetics, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Jürgen Willert

Affiliation Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Barica Kusecek

Affiliation Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Bernhard G. Herrmann

herrmann@molgen.mpg.de

Affiliations Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany, Institute for Medical Genetics, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BGH HB. Performed the experiments: HB JW SS BK YC. Analyzed the data: BGH HB SS YC. Wrote the paper: BGH HB.