About the Authors

Stefanie Traeger

Affiliation Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine und Molekulare Botanik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Florian Altegoer

Affiliation Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine und Molekulare Botanik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Michael Freitag

Affiliation Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Toni Gabaldon

Affiliations Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain

Frank Kempken

Affiliation Abteilung Botanische Genetik und Molekularbiologie, Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Abhishek Kumar

Affiliation Abteilung Botanische Genetik und Molekularbiologie, Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Marina Marcet-Houben

Affiliations Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain

Stefanie Pöggeler

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Department of Genetics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany

Jason E. Stajich

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

Minou Nowrousian

minou.nowrousian@rub.de

Affiliation Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine und Molekulare Botanik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MN. Performed the experiments: ST FA MN. Analyzed the data: ST JES AK FK SP MF MMH TG MN. Wrote the paper: MN. Performed de novo assembly: MN. Performed gene predictions: JS. Performed bioinformatics analyses: MN MF MMH TG. Helped draft the manuscript: ST SP TG FK MF.