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Research Article

Recent Loss of Self-Incompatibility by Degradation of the Male Component in Allotetraploid Arabidopsis kamchatica

  • Takashi Tsuchimatsu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Takashi Tsuchimatsu, Pascal Kaiser

    Current address: Gregor Mendel Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

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  • Pascal Kaiser equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Takashi Tsuchimatsu, Pascal Kaiser

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  • Chow-Lih Yew,
  • Julien B. Bachelier,
  • Kentaro K. Shimizu mail

    kentaro.shimizu@ieu.uzh.ch

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, Institute of Plant Biology, and Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Published: July 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002838

About the Authors

Kentaro K. Shimizu
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, Institute of Plant Biology, and Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: kentaro.shimizu@ieu.uzh.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TT PK KKS. Performed the experiments: TT PK C-LY JBB KKS. Analyzed the data: TT PK KKS. Wrote the paper: TT PK JBB KKS.