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Research Article

Primary and Secondary siRNAs in Geminivirus-induced Gene Silencing

  • Michael Aregger equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael Aregger, Basanta K. Borah, Jonathan Seguin

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

    Current address: College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

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  • Basanta K. Borah equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael Aregger, Basanta K. Borah, Jonathan Seguin

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Jonathan Seguin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael Aregger, Basanta K. Borah, Jonathan Seguin

    Affiliations: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Fasteris SA, Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland

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  • Rajendran Rajeswaran,

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Ekaterina G. Gubaeva,

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Anna S. Zvereva,

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • David Windels,

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Franck Vazquez,

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Todd Blevins,

    Affiliation: Biology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Laurent Farinelli,

    Affiliation: Fasteris SA, Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland

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  • Mikhail M. Pooggin mail

    Mikhail.Pooggin@unibas.ch

    Affiliation: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002941

About the Authors

Michael Aregger, Basanta K. Borah, Jonathan Seguin, Rajendran Rajeswaran, Ekaterina G. Gubaeva, Anna S. Zvereva, David Windels, Franck Vazquez, Mikhail M. Pooggin
Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Jonathan Seguin, Laurent Farinelli
Fasteris SA, Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
Todd Blevins
Biology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Mikhail.Pooggin@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MMP TB LF. Performed the experiments: MA BKB JS EGG ASZ RR TB. Analyzed the data: JS LF MA MMP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DW FV. Wrote the paper: MMP.