About the Authors

Kristin R. Delfino

Affiliation Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Sandra L. Rodriguez-Zas

rodrgzzs@illinois.edu

Affiliations Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLR-Z. Analyzed the data: KRD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SLR-Z KRD. Wrote the paper: SLR-Z KRD.