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Research Article

A Mutual Support Mechanism through Intercellular Movement of CAPRICE and GLABRA3 Can Pattern the Arabidopsis Root Epidermis

  • Natasha Saint Savage,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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  • Tom Walker,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom

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  • Yana Wieckowski,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • John Schiefelbein,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Liam Dolan,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas A. M Monk mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: nick.monk@nottingham.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Division of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom, Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Loughborough, United Kingdom

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  • Published: September 23, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060235

About the Authors

Natasha Saint Savage
Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Tom Walker, Liam Dolan
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom
Yana Wieckowski, John Schiefelbein
Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Nicholas A. M Monk
Division of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Nicholas A. M Monk
Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Loughborough, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: nick.monk@nottingham.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

NSS, TW, JS, LD, and NAMM conceived and designed the experiments. NSS, TW, YW, and NAMM performed the experiments. NSS and NAMM analyzed the data. NSS, LD, and NAMM wrote the paper.