About the Authors

Jean-Pierre Lavoie

jean-pierre.lavoie@umontreal.ca

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Josiane Lefebvre-Lavoie

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Mathilde Leclere

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Anouk Lavoie-Lamoureux

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Annie Chamberland

Affiliation Département des Sciences Fondamentales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Quebec, Canada

Catherine Laprise

Affiliation Département des Sciences Fondamentales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Quebec, Canada

Jacques Lussier

Affiliation Department of Biomedicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JPL JL. Performed the experiments: JLL ML ALL AC CL. Analyzed the data: JPL JLL AC CL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JPL JL CL. Wrote the paper: JPL JLL.