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Promoter Variation and Transcript Divergence in Brassicaceae Lineages of FLOWERING LOCUS T

  • Jing Wang,

    Affiliation: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

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  • Clare J. Hopkins,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Jinna Hou,

    Affiliation: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

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  • Xiaoxiao Zou,

    Affiliation: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

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  • Chongnan Wang,

    Affiliation: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

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  • Yan Long,

    Affiliation: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

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  • Smita Kurup,

    Affiliation: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, United Kingdom

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  • Graham J. King mail,

    graham.king@scu.edu.au (GJK); jmeng@mail.hzau.edu.cn (JM)

    Affiliation: Southern Cross Plant Science, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Jinling Meng mail

    graham.king@scu.edu.au (GJK); jmeng@mail.hzau.edu.cn (JM)

    Affiliation: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

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  • Published: October 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047127

About the Authors

Jing Wang, Jinna Hou, Xiaoxiao Zou, Chongnan Wang, Yan Long, Jinling Meng
National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China
Clare J. Hopkins
Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Smita Kurup
Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, United Kingdom
Graham J. King
Southern Cross Plant Science, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW GK JM. Performed the experiments: JW. Analyzed the data: JW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CH JH XZ CW YL SK. Wrote the paper: JW GK JM. Helped conceive the study and revised the manuscript: SK YL. Secured funds (20100480915): JW.