About the Authors

Badrul Yahaya

badrul@amdi.usm.edu.my

Affiliation Cluster for Regenerative Medicine, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (AMDI), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Bandar Putra Bertam, Kepala Batas, Penang, Malaysia

Gerry McLachlan

Affiliation The Roslin Institute & Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Caroline McCorquodale

Affiliation The Roslin Institute & Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

David Collie

Affiliation The Roslin Institute & Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: BY GM DC. Wrote the paper: BY GM DC. Experimental design: BY GM DC. Data acquisition: BY GM DC. Statistical analysis of microarray data: CM.