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Loss of RNA–Dependent RNA Polymerase 2 (RDR2) Function Causes Widespread and Unexpected Changes in the Expression of Transposons, Genes, and 24-nt Small RNAs

  • Yi Jia,

    Affiliations: Interdepartmental Plant Biology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Damon R. Lisch,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Kazuhiro Ohtsu,

    Affiliation: Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

    Current address: Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Michael J. Scanlon,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Dan Nettleton,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Patrick S. Schnable mail

    schnable@iastate.edu

    Affiliations: Interdepartmental Plant Biology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Center for Plant Genomics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Published: November 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000737
  • Published in PLOS Genetics

About the Authors

Yi Jia, Patrick S. Schnable
Interdepartmental Plant Biology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Yi Jia, Patrick S. Schnable
Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Damon R. Lisch
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Kazuhiro Ohtsu, Patrick S. Schnable
Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Michael J. Scanlon
Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Dan Nettleton
Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Patrick S. Schnable
Center for Plant Genomics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: schnable@iastate.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YJ DN PSS. Performed the experiments: YJ KO. Analyzed the data: YJ DN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DRL PSS. Wrote the paper: YJ DRL MJS DN PSS.