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Research Article

Root System Architecture from Coupling Cell Shape to Auxin Transport

  • Marta Laskowski equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marta Laskowski, Verônica A Grieneisen, Hugo Hofhuis

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America, Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Verônica A Grieneisen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marta Laskowski, Verônica A Grieneisen, Hugo Hofhuis

    Affiliation: Theoretical Biology Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Hugo Hofhuis equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marta Laskowski, Verônica A Grieneisen, Hugo Hofhuis

    Affiliation: Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Colette A. ten Hove,

    Affiliation: Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Paulien Hogeweg,

    Affiliation: Theoretical Biology Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Athanasius F. M Marée mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: a.f.m.maree@uu.nl (AFMM), b.scheres@uu.nl (BS)

    Affiliation: Theoretical Biology Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Ben Scheres mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: a.f.m.maree@uu.nl (AFMM), b.scheres@uu.nl (BS)

    Affiliation: Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Published: December 16, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060307

About the Authors

Marta Laskowski
Department of Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America
Marta Laskowski, Hugo Hofhuis, Colette A. ten Hove, Ben Scheres
Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Verônica A Grieneisen, Paulien Hogeweg, Athanasius F. M Marée
Theoretical Biology Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ML, VAG, HH, AFMM, and BS conceived and designed the experiments. ML, VAG, HH, CAtH, and AFMM performed the experiments. ML, VAG, HH, PH, AFMM, and BS analyzed the data. ML, VAG, HH, AFMM, and BS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. ML, VAG, HH, AFMM, and BS wrote the paper.