About the Authors
- Sinead C. Leahy, William J. Kelly, Eric Altermann, Ron S. Ronimus, Carl J. Yeoman, Diana M. Pacheco, Dong Li, Zhanhao Kong, Sharla McTavish, Carrie Sang, Suzanne C. Lambie, Peter H. Janssen, Debjit Dey, Graeme T. Attwood
- Rumen Microbial Genomics, Food Metabolism and Microbiology Section, Food and Textiles Group, AgResearch Limited, Grasslands Research Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand
All authors are current or past employees of AgResearch Limited (www.agresearch.co.nz), a New Zealand Crown Research Institute. Several aspects of the M1 genome have been patented by the PGgRc (WO09041832A2, WO09041831A1, WO09041830A2, 230163USPR). Patent ownership has been transferred from the inventors (authors) to the applicant (PGgRc) therefore the authors have no competing interests.
Conceived and designed the experiments: WJK GTA. Performed the experiments: SCL WJK EA RSR CJY DMP DL ZK SM CS SCL PHJ DD GTA. Analyzed the data: SCL WJK EA RSR CJY PHJ GTA. Wrote the paper: SCL WJK EA RSR PHJ GTA.