About the Authors

Elisabeth Lindahl

Affiliation Division of Reproduction, Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 7054, SE- 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Nosirjon Sattorov

Affiliation Tajik Agrarian University, P.O. 734003 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Sofia Boqvist

Affiliation Division of Food safety and Bacteriology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 7028, SE- 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Ulf Magnusson

ulf.magnusson@slu.se

Affiliation Division of Reproduction, Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 7054, SE- 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EL NS SB UM. Performed the experiments: EL NS. Analyzed the data: EL SB UM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EL SB UM. Wrote the paper: EL SB UM.