About the Authors

Mari Tinholt

Affiliations Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Department of Haematology and Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Benedicte Stavik

Affiliation Department of Haematology and Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

William Louch

Affiliation Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Cathrine Rein Carlson

Affiliation Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Marit Sletten

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Wolfram Ruf

Affiliation Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Grethe Skretting

Affiliation Department of Haematology and Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Per Morten Sandset

Affiliations Department of Haematology and Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Nina Iversen

nina.iversen@medisin.uio.no

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MT NI. Performed the experiments: MT BS WL MS CRC. Analyzed the data: MS BS WL MT CRC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WR. Wrote the paper: MT. Interpreted the data: BS WR GS PMS NI. Critically revised the intellectual content: BS GS PMS NI. Final approval of the manuscript: MT BS WL MS WR GS PMS NI CRC.