About the Authors

Frank Wellmer

Affiliation Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

Márcio Alves-Ferreira

Address Current address: Department of Genetics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Affiliation Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

Annick Dubois

Address Current address: École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon, France

Affiliation Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

José Luis Riechmann

Affiliation Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

Elliot M Meyerowitz

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: meyerow@caltech.edu

Affiliation Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

FW, JLR, and EMM conceived and designed the experiments. FW, MAF, and AD performed the experiments. FW and JLR analyzed the data. FW, JLR, and EMM wrote the paper.