About the Authors

Maria Cartolano

Contributed equally to this work with: Maria Cartolano, Bruno Huettel

Current address: Computational Cancer Genomics, Department of Translational Genomics, Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Affiliation Department of Plant Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Bruno Huettel

Contributed equally to this work with: Maria Cartolano, Bruno Huettel

Affiliation Max Planck-Genome-centre Cologne, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Benjamin Hartwig

Affiliation Department of Plant Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Richard Reinhardt

Affiliation Max Planck-Genome-centre Cologne, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Korbinian Schneeberger

schneeberger@mpipz.mpg.de

Affiliation Department of Plant Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KS B. Huettel RR. Performed the experiments: B. Huettel B. Hartwig. Analyzed the data: MC. Wrote the paper: MC KS.