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Maize Unstable factor for orange1 Is Required for Maintaining Silencing Associated with Paramutation at the pericarp color1 and booster1 Loci

  • Rajandeep S. Sekhon,

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Plant Biology Graduate Program, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Current address: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Po-Hao Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Lyudmila Sidorenko,

    Affiliation: BIO5 Institute and Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Vicki L. Chandler,

    Affiliation: BIO5 Institute and Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Surinder Chopra mail

    sic3@psu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Plant Biology Graduate Program, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: October 04, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002980

About the Authors

Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Po-Hao Wang, Surinder Chopra
Department of Plant Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Surinder Chopra
Plant Biology Graduate Program, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Lyudmila Sidorenko, Vicki L. Chandler
BIO5 Institute and Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sic3@psu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RSS P-HW SC LS VLC. Performed the experiments: RSS P-HW LS SC. Analyzed the data: RSS P-HW LS SC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSS P-HW LS SC VLC. Wrote the paper: RSS P-HW LS SC VLC.