About the Authors

Carole L Thomas

Affiliation John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom

Emmanuelle M Bayer

Address ¤ Current address: Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Altenbergrain, Bern, Switzerland

Affiliation John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom

Christophe Ritzenthaler

Affiliations Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes du CNRS (UPR2357), Strasbourg, France , Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg 1), Strasbourg, France

Lourdes Fernandez-Calvino

Affiliation John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom

Andrew J Maule

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: andy.maule@bbsrc.ac.uk

Affiliation John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CLT, EMB, CR, and AJM conceived and designed the experiments. CLT, EMB, CR, and LFC performed the experiments. CLT, EMB, CR, LFC, and AJM analyzed the data. CLT, EMB, CR, and LFC contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. CLT, CR, and AJM wrote the paper.