About the Authors

Brendan Epstein, Antoine Branca, Nevin D. Young, Peter Tiffin
Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Joann Mudge, Arvind K. Bharti, Andrew D. Farmer
National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Roman Briskine
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Masayuki Sugawara, Michael J. Sadowsky
Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Nevin D. Young
Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Michael J. Sadowsky
BioTechnology Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NDY MJS PT. Performed the experiments: JM AKB ADF MS RB. Analyzed the data: BE AB PT. Wrote the paper: BE MJS PT.