About the Authors

Jeremy W. Prokop, Cameron Schmidt, Donald Gasper, Robert J. Duff, Amy Milsted, Hope C. Ball, Matthew D. Shawkey, Richard L. Londraville
Integrated Biosciences Program, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States of America

Jeremy W. Prokop
Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Takeshi Ohkubo
College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Amimachi, Ibaraki, Japan

Herman L. Mays Jr
Geier Collections and Research Center, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Larry A. Cogburn
Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JWP RJD AM MDS LAC RLL. Performed the experiments: JWP CS DG RJD HCB. Analyzed the data: JWP CS DG RJD LAC RLL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TO HLM. Wrote the paper: JWP.