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Aminopeptidase activity is related to the amino acids composition of the food in passerine birds

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Cintia Garro conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Antonio Brun conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Enrique Caviedes-Vidal conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

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

All animal procedures adhered to institutional animal use regulations and approved animal use protocols by the Animal Care and Use Committee of the UNSL, protocol number B212/15.

Field Study Permissions

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

Captured animals were approved by the Environmental Office of the state of San Luis, resolution number 75-PBD-2015.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The research in this article did not generate any code.

Funding

Funding was provided by the National Science Foundation (IOS-1025886 to WHK and ECV), Consejo de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET PIP834 to ECV), Universidad Nacional de San Luis (CyT 2-0814 to ECV) and the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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