About the Authors

Alexandra-Viola Bohne

Affiliation Molecular Plant Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Christian Schwarz

Affiliation Molecular Plant Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Marco Schottkowski

Affiliation Biology Department and Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Michael Lidschreiber

Current address: Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany

Affiliation Molecular Plant Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Markus Piotrowski

Affiliation Department of Plant Physiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

William Zerges

Affiliation Biology Department and Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Jörg Nickelsen

joerg.nickelsen@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Affiliation Molecular Plant Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: AVB WZ JN. Performed the experiments: AVB CS MS ML MP. Analyzed the data: AVB MP WZ JN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MP WZ JN . Wrote the paper: AVB WZ JN.