About the Authors

Takashi Nobusawa, Yoko Okushima, Masaaki Umeda
Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Nara, Japan

Noriko Nagata
Faculty of Science, Japan Women's University, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Mikiko Kojima, Hitoshi Sakakibara
RIKEN Plant Science Center, Tsurumi, Yokohama, Japan

Masaaki Umeda
JST, CREST, Ikoma, Nara, Japan

Corresponding Author

mumeda@bs.naist.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Prepared data for submission to databases and did the submission: TN. Conceived and designed the experiments: TN YO HS MU. Performed the experiments: TN NN MK. Analyzed the data: TN HS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NN MK HS. Wrote the paper: TN YO MU.