About the Authors
- Marcella D. Cervantes, Eileen P. Hamilton, Eduardo Orias
- Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
- Jie Xiong, Dongxia Yuan, Wei Miao
- Key Laboratory of Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
- Michael J. Lawson
- Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
- Michalis Hadjithomas
- The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Performed gene structure predictions: MH. Conceived and designed the experiments: MDC EPH JX WM EO. Performed the experiments: MDC EPH JX MJL DY. Analyzed the data: MDC EPH JX MJL DY WM EO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJL WM. Wrote the paper: MDC EPH JX WM EO.