About the Authors

Steve R. Eichten

Contributed equally to this work with: Steve R. Eichten, Ruth A. Swanson-Wagner

Affiliation Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute, Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Ruth A. Swanson-Wagner

Contributed equally to this work with: Steve R. Eichten, Ruth A. Swanson-Wagner

Address Current address: Monsanto Company; Bergschenhoek, South Holland, The Netherlands

Affiliation Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute, Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

James C. Schnable

Affiliation Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Amanda J. Waters

Affiliation Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute, Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Peter J. Hermanson

Affiliation Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute, Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Sanzhen Liu

Affiliation Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Cheng-Ting Yeh

Affiliation Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Yi Jia

Affiliation Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Karla Gendler

Affiliation Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas–Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Michael Freeling

Affiliation Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Patrick S. Schnable

Affiliation Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Matthew W. Vaughn

vaughn@tacc.utexas.edu (MWV); springer@umn.edu (NMS)

Affiliation Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas–Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Nathan M. Springer

vaughn@tacc.utexas.edu (MWV); springer@umn.edu (NMS)

Affiliation Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute, Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MWV NMS. Performed the experiments: SRE RAS-W AJW PJH. Analyzed the data: SRE JCS KG MF PSS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCS SL C-TY YJ KG MF PSS. Wrote the paper: SRE NMS.