About the Authors

Timothy J. Snelling

Affiliation Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Buğra Genç

Affiliation Department of Animal Nutrition and Nutritional Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey

Nest McKain

Affiliation Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Mick Watson

Affiliation ARK Genomics, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush, Midlothian, United Kingdom

Sinéad M. Waters

Affiliation Animal and Bioscience Research Department, Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Grange, Dunsany, Co. Meath, Ireland

Christopher J. Creevey

Affiliation Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, United Kingdom

R. John Wallace

john.wallace@abdn.ac.uk

Affiliation Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RJW. Performed the experiments: RJW BG NM SMW CJC. Analyzed the data: TJS MW SMW CJC RJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NM RJW MW SMW CJC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: TJS MW SMW CJC RJW.