About the Authors
- Daniela Contu
- Laboratorio di Immunogenetica, Ospedale Microcitemico, Cagliari, Italy
- Laura Morelli, Jamie W. Foster, Francesco Cucca
- Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Università di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
- Federico Santoni
- Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia (CRS4), Pula, Italy
- Paolo Francalacci
- Dipartimento di Zoologia e Genetica Evoluzionistica, Università di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: FC LM DC FS PF. Performed the experiments: LM DC. Analyzed the data: FC LM DC FS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FC. Wrote the paper: FC. Other: Designed and supervised the study: FC. Participated in the study design: PF LM DC. Wrote the manuscript: FC. Revised the manuscript: PF LM CD. Assisted in manuscript revision: JF. Developed software to implement data analysis: FS. Participated in analysis of the data: DC. Performed statistical analysis: FS LM. Proposed mode-based estimates in BATWING analysis: FS. Performed marker genotyping: DC. Participated in marker genotyping: LM. Designed figures and tables: LM. Participated in designing figures and tables: DC. Read and approved the final manuscript: DC LM FS JF PF FC.