About the Authors

Li Song

Affiliation Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Center for Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Haopeng Yu

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, National Centre for Plant Gene Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Jinsong Dong

Affiliation Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Center for Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Ximing Che

Affiliation Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Center for Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0171-4606

Yuling Jiao

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, National Centre for Plant Gene Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1189-1676

Dong Liu

liu-d@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Affiliation Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Center for Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Competing Interests

This work was partly supported by a fund from Bayer to DL.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LS DL. Performed the experiments: LS JD XC. Analyzed the data: LS HY YJ DL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LS HY JD XC. Wrote the paper: LS DL.