About the Authors
- Karnika Thakur, Shammi Bhatti, Mohit Kumar Swarnkar, Gopaljee Jha
- Biotechnology Division, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India
- Vandna Chawla, Ravi Shankar
- Studio of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India
- Karnika Thakur, Jagdeep Kaur
- Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Provided intellectual input in compilation of this manuscript: JK. Supervised the computational part of this study: RS. Carried out wet lab experiments associated with work: KT. Prepared cDNA libraries for Illumina sequencing: KT. Significantly contributed in acquisition and interpretation of data: KT. Performed reads generation, quality filtering, assembling, annotations, phylogenomics and associated computational study in this work: VC. Performed bioassays: SB. Assisted in cDNA library preparation for Illumina sequencing: SB. Performed Illumina sequencing run: MKS. Assisted in Illumina sample preparation work flow: MKS. Conceived and designed the experiments: GJ. Analyzed the data: KT VC GJ RS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GJ. Wrote the paper: KT VC GJ.