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Alignment between PIN1 Polarity and Microtubule Orientation in the Shoot Apical Meristem Reveals a Tight Coupling between Morphogenesis and Auxin Transport

  • Marcus G. Heisler equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marcus G. Heisler, Olivier Hamant, Pawel Krupinski, Henrik Jönsson

    Affiliation: Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

    Current address: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Olivier Hamant equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marcus G. Heisler, Olivier Hamant, Pawel Krupinski, Henrik Jönsson

    Affiliation: INRA, CNRS, ENS, Université de Lyon, Lyon Cedex, France

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  • Pawel Krupinski equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marcus G. Heisler, Olivier Hamant, Pawel Krupinski, Henrik Jönsson

    Affiliation: Computational Biology and Biological Physics Group, Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Magalie Uyttewaal,

    Affiliation: INRA, CNRS, ENS, Université de Lyon, Lyon Cedex, France

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  • Carolyn Ohno,

    Affiliation: Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

    Current address: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Henrik Jönsson equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marcus G. Heisler, Olivier Hamant, Pawel Krupinski, Henrik Jönsson

    henrik@thep.lu.se (HJ); jan.traas@ens-lyon.fr (JT); meyerow@caltech.edu (EMM)

    Affiliation: Computational Biology and Biological Physics Group, Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Jan Traas mail,

    henrik@thep.lu.se (HJ); jan.traas@ens-lyon.fr (JT); meyerow@caltech.edu (EMM)

    Affiliation: INRA, CNRS, ENS, Université de Lyon, Lyon Cedex, France

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  • Elliot M. Meyerowitz mail

    henrik@thep.lu.se (HJ); jan.traas@ens-lyon.fr (JT); meyerow@caltech.edu (EMM)

    Affiliation: Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

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  • Published: October 19, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000516

About the Authors

Marcus G. Heisler, Carolyn Ohno, Elliot M. Meyerowitz
Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America
Olivier Hamant, Magalie Uyttewaal, Jan Traas
INRA, CNRS, ENS, Université de Lyon, Lyon Cedex, France
Pawel Krupinski, Henrik Jönsson
Computational Biology and Biological Physics Group, Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: MGH OH PK HJ JT EMM. Performed the experiments: MGH OH PK MU CO. Analyzed the data: MGH OH PK MU HJ JT EMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MGH OH PK CO. Wrote the paper: MGH OH PK HJ JT EMM.