About the Authors

Matteo Bianchi

Contributed equally to this work with: Matteo Bianchi, Stina Dahlgren

Affiliation Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Stina Dahlgren

Contributed equally to this work with: Matteo Bianchi, Stina Dahlgren

Affiliation Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Jonathan Massey

Affiliation Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom

Elisabeth Dietschi

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Marcin Kierczak

Affiliation Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Martine Lund-Ziener

Affiliation Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Katarina Sundberg

Affiliation Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Stein Istre Thoresen

Affiliation Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Olle Kämpe

Affiliation Department of Medicine (Solna), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Göran Andersson

Affiliation Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

William E. R. Ollier

Affiliation Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom

Åke Hedhammar

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Tosso Leeb

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Kerstin Lindblad-Toh

Affiliations Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Lorna J. Kennedy

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom

Frode Lingaas

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Gerli Rosengren Pielberg

gerli.pielberg@imbim.uu.se

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MB SD JM ED MK MLZ KS SIT OK GA WERO ÅH TL KLT LJK FL GRP. Performed the experiments: MB SD JM ED MLZ KS. Analyzed the data: MB SD JM MK MLZ KS KLT LJK FL GRP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB SD JM ED MK MLZ KS SIT OK GA WERO ÅH TL KLT LJK FL GRP. Wrote the paper: MB SD JM ED MK MLZ KS SIT OK GA WERO ÅH TL KLT LJK FL GRP.