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Whole-Genome Analysis of the SHORT-ROOT Developmental Pathway in Arabidopsis

  • Mitchell P Levesque equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Mitchell P Levesque, Teva Vernoux

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

    ¤a Current address: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Teva Vernoux equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Mitchell P Levesque, Teva Vernoux

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

    ¤b Current address: Reproduction et Développement des Plantes, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Université Lyon I, Lyon Cedex, France

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  • Wolfgang Busch,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Hongchang Cui,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jean Y Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Ikram Blilou,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

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  • Hala Hassan,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

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  • Keiji Nakajima,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

    ¤c Current address: Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan

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  • Noritaka Matsumoto,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

    ¤d Current address: Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa-Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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  • Jan U Lohmann,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Ben Scheres,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

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  • Philip N Benfey mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: philip.benfey@duke.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: May 02, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040143

About the Authors

Mitchell P Levesque, Teva Vernoux, Hongchang Cui, Jean Y Wang, Keiji Nakajima, Noritaka Matsumoto, Philip N Benfey
Department of Biology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Wolfgang Busch, Jan U Lohmann
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
Ikram Blilou, Hala Hassan, Ben Scheres
Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: philip.benfey@duke.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MPL, TV, JUL, BS, and PNB conceived and designed the experiments. MPL, TV, WB, HC, JUL, JYW, IB, and HH performed the experiments. MPL, TV, WB, IB, and HH analyzed the data. MPL, TV, KN, and NM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MPL, TV and PNB wrote the paper.