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Supplemental Information 1

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.272v1/supp-1

Additional Information

Competing Interests

Michael Wink is an Academic Editor for PeerJ. The other authors have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Tsendsesmee Lkhagvajav Treutlein conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Javier Gonzalez analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Michael Wink conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

We did not handle any live vertebrate animals during this study. All animals sequenced here were sequenced from blood and feather samples provided by the Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology (IPMB), Heidelberg University, Germany, thus animal care approval was not required for this specific study.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

NCBI GenBank

AY567891, AY567905, AY567863, AY567849, AY567877, AY567933, AY567961, AY567947, AY567919, AY567890, AY567904, AY567862, AY567848, AY567876, AY567932, AY567960, AY567946, AY567918, AY567889, AY567903, AY567861, AY567847, AY567875, AY567931, AY567959, AY567945, AY567917, AY567888, AY567902, AY567860, AY567846, AY567874, AY567930, AY567958, AY567944, AY567916, AY567887, AY567901, AY567859, AY567845, AY567873, AY567929, AY567957, AY567943, AY567915, AY567884, AY567898, AY567856, AY567842, AY567870, AY567926, AY567954, AY567940, AY567912, AY567883, AY567897, AY567855, AY567841, AY567869, AY567925, AY567953, AY567939, AY567911, AY567885, AY567899, AY567857, AY567843, AY567871, AY567927, AY567955, AY567941, AY567913, AY567893, AY567907, AY567865, AY567851, AY567879, AY567935, AY567963, AY567949, AY567921, AY567892, AY567906, AY567864, AY567850, AY567878, AY567934, AY567962, AY567948, AY567920, AY567894, AY567908, AY567866, AY567852, AY567880, AY567936, AY567964, AY567950, AY567922, AY567886, AY567900, AY567858, AY567844, AY567872, AY567928, AY567956, AY567942, AY567914, AY567881, AY567895, AY567853, AY567839, AY567867, AY567923, AY567951, AY567937, AY567909, AY567882, AY567896, AY567854, AY567840, AY567868, AY567924, AY567952, AY567938, AY567910


TLT thanks the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for a PhD fellowship which made it possible to conduct this study. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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