About the Authors
- Sebastian Jünemann, Karola Prior, Rafael Szczepanowski, Inga Harks, Benjamin Ehmke, Dag Harmsen
- Department for Periodontology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
- Sebastian Jünemann, Alexander Goesmann, Jens Stoye
- Institute for Bioinformatics, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
- Alexander Goesmann
- Bioinformatics Resource Facility, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
- Jens Stoye
- Genome Informatics Group, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed this study: DH. Conceived and designed clinical trial: BE DH. Performed clinical trial: BE IH. Performed Ion Torrent sequencing and real-time PCR: KP RS. Conceived and designed bioinformatic analysis: SJ AG JS. Performed bioinformatic analysis: SJ. First draft of manuscript: SJ DH KP. Contributed and approved the final version of the manuscript: SJ KP RS IH BE AG JS DH.