About the Authors

Yi-An Chen

Contributed equally to this work with: Yi-An Chen, Lokesh P. Tripathi

kenji@nibio.go.jp (KM); chenyian@nibio.go.jp (Y-AC); lokesh@nibio.go.jp (LPT)

Affiliation National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

Lokesh P. Tripathi

Contributed equally to this work with: Yi-An Chen, Lokesh P. Tripathi

kenji@nibio.go.jp (KM); chenyian@nibio.go.jp (Y-AC); lokesh@nibio.go.jp (LPT)

Affiliation National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

Benoit H. Dessailly

Current address: Takeda Cambridge Ltd., Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

Johan Nyström-Persson

Current address: Level Five Co. Ltd, Tokyo, Japan and Australia-China Centre for Wheat Improvement, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia

Affiliation National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

Shandar Ahmad

Affiliation National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

Kenji Mizuguchi

kenji@nibio.go.jp (KM); chenyian@nibio.go.jp (Y-AC); lokesh@nibio.go.jp (LPT)

Affiliation National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KM Y-AC LPT BHD SA. Performed the experiments: Y-AC LPT. Analyzed the data: Y-AC LPT SA KM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: Y-AC LPT BHD JN. Wrote the paper: Y-AC LPT KM.