About the Authors

Daisuke Urano

Contributed equally to this work with: Daisuke Urano, Janice C. Jones

Affiliation Department of Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Janice C. Jones

Contributed equally to this work with: Daisuke Urano, Janice C. Jones

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Hao Wang

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Melissa Matthews

Affiliation Department of Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

William Bradford

Affiliation Department of Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Jeffrey L. Bennetzen

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Alan M. Jones

alan_jones@unc.edu

Affiliations Department of Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Pharmacology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DU JCJ HW MM WB JLB AMJ. Performed the experiments: DU JCJ HW MM WB. Analyzed the data: DU JCJ HW MM WB JB JLB AMJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AMJ JLB. Wrote the paper: DU JCJ JLB AMJ.