About the Authors

Peter Joseph Witbooi

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

pwitbooi@uwc.ac.za

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Charlene Africa

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medical Biosciences, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Alan Christoffels

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation SA MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Ibrahim Hussin Ibrahim Ahmed

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Software

Affiliation SA MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.