About the Authors

Astrid Vieler

Contributed equally to this work with: Astrid Vieler, Guangxi Wu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Guangxi Wu

Contributed equally to this work with: Astrid Vieler, Guangxi Wu

Affiliation Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Chia-Hong Tsai

Affiliations Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, DOE–Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Blair Bullard

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Adam J. Cornish

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Christopher Harvey

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Ida-Barbara Reca

Affiliation DOE–Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Chelsea Thornburg

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Rujira Achawanantakun

Affiliation Deptartment of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Christopher J. Buehl

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Michael S. Campbell

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

David Cavalier

Affiliation DOE–Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Kevin L. Childs

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Teresa J. Clark

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

Rahul Deshpande

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Erika Erickson

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Ann Armenia Ferguson

Affiliation Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Witawas Handee

Affiliation Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Que Kong

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Xiaobo Li

Affiliations Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, DOE–Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Bensheng Liu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Steven Lundback

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Cheng Peng

Affiliations Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, DOE–Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Rebecca L. Roston

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Sanjaya

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Jeffrey P. Simpson

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Allan TerBush

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Jaruswan Warakanont

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Simone Zäuner

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Eva M. Farre

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Eric L. Hegg

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Ning Jiang

Affiliation Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Min-Hao Kuo

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Yan Lu

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

Krishna K. Niyogi

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

John Ohlrogge

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Katherine W. Osteryoung

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Yair Shachar-Hill

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Barbara B. Sears

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Yanni Sun

Affiliation Deptartment of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Hideki Takahashi

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Mark Yandell

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Shin-Han Shiu

shius@msu.edu (S-HS); benning@msu.edu (CB)

Affiliations Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Christoph Benning

shius@msu.edu (S-HS); benning@msu.edu (CB)

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

CB and KKN are on the advisory board of Aurora Alga. AV was supported in part by a grant from Aurora Alga.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AV GW S-HS CB BBS. Performed the experiments: AV BB C-HT CH CT I-BR AJC GW. Analyzed the data: AV GW RA CB BB MSC KLC TJC AJC RD EE EMF AAF WH ELH NJ QK M-HK XL BL YL SL KKN JO KWO CP I-BR RLR S YS-H BBS S-HS JPS YS HT AT C-HT JW MY SZ CJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MY. Wrote the paper: CB AV GW DC AJC RD EE EMF ELH NJ QK BL YL KKN JO I-BR RLR S YS-H BBS S-HS JPS YS HT AT C-HT.