About the Authors

Knut Finstermeier

Current address: Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Leipzig AöR, Leipzig, Germany

Affiliation Research Group Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Dietmar Zinner

Affiliation Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Göttingen, Germany

Markus Brameier

Affiliation Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Göttingen, Germany

Matthias Meyer

Current address: Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Affiliation Research Group Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Eva Kreuz

Current address: Institute for Immunology, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald, Germany

Affiliation Research Group Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Michael Hofreiter

Current address: Department of Biology, the University of York, York, UK

Affiliation Research Group Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Christian Roos

croos@dpz.eu

Affiliation Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Göttingen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KF MM MH CR. Performed the experiments: KF EK. Analyzed the data: KF DZ MB CR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KF MH CR. Wrote the manuscript: KF DZ MB MM EK MH CR.