About the Authors

Mariadhas Valan Arasu

Contributed equally to this work with: Mariadhas Valan Arasu, Soundharrajan Ilavenil

Affiliation Grassland and Forage Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA, Cheonan, South Korea

Soundharrajan Ilavenil

Contributed equally to this work with: Mariadhas Valan Arasu, Soundharrajan Ilavenil

Affiliation Grassland and Forage Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA, Cheonan, South Korea

Da Hye Kim

Affiliation The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University, Tottori-Shi, Japan

Sang Gun Roh

Affiliation Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Jeong-Chae Lee

leejc88@jbnu.ac.kr (JCL); choiwh@korea.kr (KCC)

Affiliation Research Center of Bioactive Materials, Institute of Oral Biosciences and School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea

Ki Choon Choi

leejc88@jbnu.ac.kr (JCL); choiwh@korea.kr (KCC)

Affiliation Grassland and Forage Division, National Institute of Animal Science, RDA, Cheonan, South Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SI MVA KCC. Performed the experiments: SI MVA DHK KCC. Analyzed the data: SI MVA DHK JCL KCC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SI MVA. Wrote the paper: SI MVA SGR.