About the Authors

Ole Lamp

Contributed equally to this work with: Ole Lamp, Björn Kuhla

Affiliation Institute of Nutritional Physiology “Oskar Kellner”, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany

Michael Derno

Affiliation Institute of Nutritional Physiology “Oskar Kellner”, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany

Winfried Otten

Affiliation Institute of Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany

Manfred Mielenz

Affiliation Institute of Nutritional Physiology “Oskar Kellner”, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany

Gerd Nürnberg

Affiliation Institute of Genetics and Biometry, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany

Björn Kuhla

Contributed equally to this work with: Ole Lamp, Björn Kuhla

b.kuhla@fbn-dummerstorf.de

Affiliation Institute of Nutritional Physiology “Oskar Kellner”, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BK. Performed the experiments: BK MD MM OL WO. Analyzed the data: OL BK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GN. Wrote the paper: OL BK MD MM WO GN.