About the Authors
- R. Scott Cornman, Yan Ping Chen, Jeffery S. Pettis, Jay D. Evans
- USDA-ARS Bee Research Lab, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America
- Michael C. Schatz
- Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
- Craig Street, W. Ian Lipkin
- Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
- Yan Zhao
- USDA-ARS Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America
- Brian Desany, Michael Egholm, Stephen Hutchison
- 454 Life Sciences/Roche Applied Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America
ME, SH, and BD are employed by 454 Life Sciences/Roche Applied Sciences.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YPC JSP WIL JDE. Performed the experiments: YPC ME SH WIL. Analyzed the data: RSC MCS CS YZ BD JDE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSC YPC MCS JSP WIL JDE. Wrote the paper: RSC YPC JDE.