About the Authors

Ken-Ichi Nonomura

knonomur@lab.nig.ac.jp

Affiliations Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, Department of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Mitsugu Eiguchi

Affiliation Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Mutsuko Nakano

Affiliation Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Kazuya Takashima

Affiliation Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Norio Komeda

Affiliations Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, Department of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Satoshi Fukuchi

Affiliations Department of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, Laboratory for DNA Data Analysis, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Saori Miyazaki

Affiliations Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, Department of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Akio Miyao

Affiliation Division of Genome and Biodiversity Research, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Hirohiko Hirochika

Affiliation Division of Genome and Biodiversity Research, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Nori Kurata

Affiliations Department of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, Plant Genetics Laboratory, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KI Nonomura, N Kurata. Performed the experiments: KI Nonomura, M Eiguchi, M Nakano, K Takashima, S Miayzaki. Analyzed the data: S Fukuchi. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: N Komeda, A Miyao, H Hirochika. Wrote the paper: KI Nonomura.