About the Authors

James M. Connorton

Address Current address: Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire et Végétale, Institut de Recherches en Technologies et Sciences pour le Vivant, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives, Grenoble, France

Affiliation Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Rachel E. Webster

Address Current address: The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Affiliation Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Ninghui Cheng

Affiliation United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jon K. Pittman

Jon.Pittman@manchester.ac.uk

Affiliation Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMC JKP. Performed the experiments: JMC REW NHC JKP. Analyzed the data: JMC REW NHC JKP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NHC JKP. Wrote the paper: JMC REW NHC JKP.