About the Authors

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

Xia Shen, Lars Rönnegård
Statistics Unit, School of Technology and Business Studies, Dalarna University, Borlänge, Sweden

Mats Pettersson, Lars Rönnegård, Örjan Carlborg
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Corresponding Author

orjan.carlborg@slu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XS LR ÖC. Performed the experiments: XS MP LR ÖC. Analyzed the data: XS MP LR ÖC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XS LR. Wrote the paper: XS MP LR ÖC.