About the Authors

Avinash M. Veerappa

Affiliation Genomics Lab, Department of Studies in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India

Sangeetha Vishweswaraiah

Affiliation Genomics Lab, Department of Studies in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India

Kusuma Lingaiah

Affiliation Genomics Lab, Department of Studies in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India

Megha Murthy

Affiliation Genomics Lab, Department of Studies in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India

Dinesh S. Manjegowda

Affiliation Department of Anatomy, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, India

Radhika Nayaka

Affiliation Genomics Lab, Department of Studies in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India

Nallur B. Ramachandra

nallurbr@gmail.com

Affiliation Genomics Lab, Department of Studies in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AMV NBR. Performed the experiments: AMV SV KL MM DSM RN. Analyzed the data: AMV SV KL MM DSM RN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NBR. Wrote the paper: AMV SV KL MM DSM RN NBR.