About the Authors
- Yanghua He, Ying Yu, Yuan Zhang, Yi Zhang, Yachun Wang, Dongxiao Sun, Shengli Zhang
- Key Laboratory of Agricultural Animal Genetics and Breeding, National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, P.R. China
- Jiuzhou Song, Apratim Mitra
- Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YY Yuan Zhang. Performed the experiments: YH. Analyzed the data: YH. Wrote the paper: YH YY. Contributed materials: YW Yi Zhang. Contributed analysis tools: JS AM DS SZ.