About the Authors
- Thomas K. Wolfgruber, Anupma Sharma, Kevin L. Schneider, Ronghui Xu, Jamie Allison, Gernot G. Presting
- Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
- Patrice S. Albert, Zhi Gao, Fangpu Han, James A. Birchler
- Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America
- Dal-Hoe Koo, Hyeran Lee, Jiming Jiang
- Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
- Jinghua Shi, R. Kelly Dawe
- Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TKW AS KLS JS JAB JJ RKD GGP. Performed the experiments: TKW AS KLS PSA DHK JS HL ZG FH RX JA GGP. Analyzed the data: TKW AS KLS PSA DHK JS JAB JJ RKD GGP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TKW. Wrote the paper: TKW AS KLS GGP. Derived and mapped RJ and OMA markers: TKW, AS. Performed ChIP enrichment studies: TKW. Identified retrotransposons and dated their insertion times: AS, KLS. Designed and cloned CRM-specific FISH probes: AS, RX, JA. Mapped ChIP reads to maize BACs and reference chromosomes: KLS. Generated the BAC physical map: KLS. Performed FISH analysis: PSA, ZG, FH, JAB. Derived and mapped TD markers: JS, RKD. Performed chromatin immunoprecipitation: HL, JJ.