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Research Article

A Species-Specific Cluster of Defensin-Like Genes Encodes Diffusible Pollen Tube Attractants in Arabidopsis

  • Hidenori Takeuchi,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

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  • Tetsuya Higashiyama mail

    higashi@bio.nagoya-u.ac.jp

    Affiliations: Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, JST ERATO Higashiyama Live-Holonics Project, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

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  • Published: December 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001449

About the Authors

Hidenori Takeuchi, Tetsuya Higashiyama
Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Tetsuya Higashiyama
JST ERATO Higashiyama Live-Holonics Project, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: higashi@bio.nagoya-u.ac.jp

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: HT TH. Performed the experiments: HT. Analyzed the data: HT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HT TH. Wrote the paper: HT TH.