About the Authors

Dung Tien Le

Affiliation Signaling Pathway Research Unit, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Donavan L. Aldrich

Contributed equally to this work with: Donavan L. Aldrich, Babu Valliyodan

Affiliation National Center for Soybean Biotechnology and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Babu Valliyodan

Contributed equally to this work with: Donavan L. Aldrich, Babu Valliyodan

Affiliation National Center for Soybean Biotechnology and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Yasuko Watanabe

Affiliation Signaling Pathway Research Unit, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Chien Van Ha

Affiliation Signaling Pathway Research Unit, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Rie Nishiyama

Affiliation Signaling Pathway Research Unit, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Satish K. Guttikonda

Current address: Biotechnology Regulatory Sciences, Regulatory Sciences and Government Affairs, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Affiliation National Center for Soybean Biotechnology and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Truyen N. Quach

Current address: The Center for Plant Science Innovation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

Affiliation National Center for Soybean Biotechnology and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Juan J. Gutierrez-Gonzalez

Current address: USDA-ARS Plant Science Research Unit and Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Affiliation National Center for Soybean Biotechnology and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Lam-Son Phan Tran

tran@psc.riken.jp (L-SPT); mailto:nguyenhenry@missouri.edu (HTN)

Affiliation Signaling Pathway Research Unit, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Henry T. Nguyen

tran@psc.riken.jp (L-SPT); mailto:nguyenhenry@missouri.edu (HTN)

Affiliation National Center for Soybean Biotechnology and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DTL DLA L-SPT HTN. Performed the experiments: DTL YW CVH RN DLA BV SKG TNQ JJG-G L-SPT. Analyzed the data: DTL DLA L-SPT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: L-SPT HTN. Wrote the paper: DTL DLA BV L-SPT HTN. Revised the manuscript: DTL L-SPT.