About the Authors

Mahmoud W. Yaish, Ashraf El-kereamy, Yong-Mei Bi, Steven J. Rothstein
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Mahmoud W. Yaish
Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Tong Zhu
Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc., Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Perrin H. Beatty, Allen G. Good
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Corresponding Author

rothstei@uoguelph.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MWY SJR. Performed the experiments: MWY AEk PHB AGG YMB. Analyzed the data: MWY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MWY AEk TZ. Wrote the paper: MWY SJR.