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Research Article

Knockdown of FIBRILLIN4 Gene Expression in Apple Decreases Plastoglobule Plastoquinone Content

  • Dharmendra K. Singh,

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Plant Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Current address: Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Tatiana N. Laremore,

    Affiliation: The Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Philip B. Smith,

    Affiliation: The Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Siela N. Maximova,

    Affiliation: Department of Horticulture, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Timothy W. McNellis mail

    twm4@psu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: October 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047547

About the Authors

Dharmendra K. Singh, Timothy W. McNellis
Department of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Dharmendra K. Singh
Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Plant Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Tatiana N. Laremore, Philip B. Smith
The Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Siela N. Maximova
Department of Horticulture, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: twm4@psu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DKS TNL PBS SNM TWM. Performed the experiments: DKS TNL PBS TWM. Analyzed the data: DKS TNL PBS TWM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DKS TNL PBS SNM TWM. Wrote the paper: DKS TNL PBS SNM TWM.