About the Authors

Huiping Tan

Affiliations Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Division of Histology and Embryology, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Mickael Poidevin

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

He Li

Affiliation Division of Histology and Embryology, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Dahua Chen

chendh@ioz.ac.cn (DC); peng.jin@emory.edu (PJ)

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Peng Jin

chendh@ioz.ac.cn (DC); peng.jin@emory.edu (PJ)

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJ. Performed the experiments: HT MP. Analyzed the data: HT MP HL DC PJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HL DC PJ. Wrote the paper: HT PJ.