About the Authors

Xiuling Yang

Contributed equally to this work with: Xiuling Yang, Yan Xie

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

Yan Xie

Contributed equally to this work with: Xiuling Yang, Yan Xie

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

Priya Raja

Address Current address: Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Plant Biotechnology Center, and Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Sizhun Li

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Plant Biotechnology Center, and Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Jamie N. Wolf

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Plant Biotechnology Center, and Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Qingtang Shen

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

David M. Bisaro

zzhou@zju.edu.cn (XZ); bisaro.1@osu.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Plant Biotechnology Center, and Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Xueping Zhou

zzhou@zju.edu.cn (XZ); bisaro.1@osu.edu

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XZ DMB. Performed the experiments: XY YX PR SL JNW QS. Analyzed the data: XY YX PR SL JNW QS DMB XZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XY YX PR SL. Wrote the paper: XZ DMB YX.