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Research Article

Inheritance Beyond Plain Heritability: Variance-Controlling Genes in Arabidopsis thaliana

  • Xia Shen,

    Affiliations: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Statistics Unit, School of Technology and Business Studies, Dalarna University, Borlänge, Sweden

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  • Mats Pettersson,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Lars Rönnegård,

    Affiliations: Statistics Unit, School of Technology and Business Studies, Dalarna University, Borlänge, Sweden, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Örjan Carlborg mail

    orjan.carlborg@slu.se

    Affiliations: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Published: August 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002839

About the Authors

Xia Shen, Örjan Carlborg
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Xia Shen, Lars Rönnegård
Statistics Unit, School of Technology and Business Studies, Dalarna University, Borlänge, Sweden
Mats Pettersson, Lars Rönnegård, Örjan Carlborg
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: orjan.carlborg@slu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XS LR ÖC. Performed the experiments: XS MP LR ÖC. Analyzed the data: XS MP LR ÖC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XS LR. Wrote the paper: XS MP LR ÖC.