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Research Article

The Maternally Expressed WRKY Transcription Factor TTG2 Controls Lethality in Interploidy Crosses of Arabidopsis

  • Brian P Dilkes,

    Affiliations: Section of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Melissa Spielman,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Renate Weizbauer,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

    ¤ Current address: Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America.

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  • Brian Watson,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Diana Burkart-Waco,

    Affiliation: Section of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Rod J Scott,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Luca Comai mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: lcomai@ucdavis.edu

    Affiliations: Section of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: December 09, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060308

About the Authors

Brian P Dilkes, Diana Burkart-Waco, Luca Comai
Section of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
Brian P Dilkes, Renate Weizbauer, Brian Watson, Luca Comai
Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Melissa Spielman, Rod J Scott
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: lcomai@ucdavis.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BPD, MS, RJS, and LC conceived and designed the experiments. BPD, MS, RW, BW, and DBW performed the experiments. BPD, MS, RJS, and LC analyzed the data. contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. BPD, MS, and LC wrote the paper.