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Plant Molecular Biology

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 311–314 | Cite as

Nomenclature for members of the expansin superfamily of genes and proteins

  • Hans Kende
  • Kent Bradford
  • David Brummell
  • Hyung-taeg Cho
  • Daniel Cosgrove
  • Andrew Fleming
  • Chris Gehring
  • Yi Lee
  • Simon Mcqueen-mason
  • Jocelyn Rose
  • Laurentius Voesenek
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Keywords

Plant Pathology Expansin Expansin Superfamily 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Kende
    • 1
  • Kent Bradford
    • 2
  • David Brummell
    • 3
  • Hyung-taeg Cho
    • 4
  • Daniel Cosgrove
    • 5
  • Andrew Fleming
    • 6
  • Chris Gehring
    • 7
  • Yi Lee
    • 8
  • Simon Mcqueen-mason
    • 9
  • Jocelyn Rose
    • 10
  • Laurentius Voesenek
    • 11
  1. 1.MSU-DOE Plant Research LaboratoryMichigan State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Seed Biotechnology CenterUniversity of CaliforniaUSA
  3. 3.Crop and Food ResearchNew Zealand
  4. 4.School of Biosciences and BiotechnologyChungnam National UniversityRepublic of Korea
  5. 5.Department of Biology, 208 Mueller LaboratoryPennsylvania State UniversityUSA
  6. 6.Department of Animal and Plant SciencesUniversity of SheffieldWestern BankUK
  7. 7.Department of BiotechnologyUniversity of the Western CapeSouth Africa
  8. 8.Department of Tobacco ScienceChungbuk National UniversityRepublic of Korea
  9. 9.Biology DepartmentUniversity of YorkUK
  10. 10.Department of Plant BiologyCornell UniversityNY
  11. 11.Plant EcophysiologyUtrecht UniversityCAThe Netherlands

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