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Front. Plant Sci., 06 March 2017 |

Corrigendum: Arabidopsis Fructokinases Are Important for Seed Oil Accumulation and Vascular Development

Ofer Stein1,2, Tamar Avin-Wittenberg3,4, Ina Krahnert3, Hanita Zemach1, Vlada Bogol1, Oksana Daron5, Roni Aloni6, Alisdair R. Fernie3 and David Granot1*
  • 1Volcani Center, Institute of Plant Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Beit Dagan, Israel
  • 2Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
  • 3Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie, Potsdam-Golm, Germany
  • 4Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 5Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
  • 6Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

A corrigendum on
Arabidopsis Fructokinases Are Important for Seed Oil Accumulation and Vascular Development

by Stein, O., Avin-Wittenberg, T., Krahnert, I., Zemach, H., Bogol, V., Daron, O., et al. (2017). Front. Plant Sci. 7:2047. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.02047

Error in Figure 1

In the original article, there was a mistake in Figure 1 as published. The gene ID for AtFRK3 and AtFRK4 that were used in the mega4 software for creating the phylogenetic tree were incorrect. AtFRK3 (At3g59480) should read AtFRK3 (At1g06020) and AtFRK4 (At4g06030) should read AtFRK4 (At3g59480) as in the text, Table S1 and uniprot annotation for arabidopsis probable fructokinases. The corrected Figure 1 appears below. The authors apologize for this error and state that this does not change the scientific conclusions of the article in any way.


Figure 1. Phylogenetic relationships between tomato and Arabidopsis fructokinases. Phylogenetic evolutionary analysis was conducted using MEGA version 4 (Tamura et al., 2007). This phylogenetic tree is based on the following protein sequences: SlFRK1 (NP_001233893), SlFRK2 (NP_001233888), SlFRK3 (NP_001234396), SlFRK4 (NP_001234206), At5g51830 (NP_199996), At1g66430 (NP_564875), At4g10260 (NP_192764), At3g59480 (NP_191507), At1g06030 (NP_172093), At1g06020 (NP_172092), and At2g31390 (NP_180697).

Conflict of Interest Statement

The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.


Tamura, K., Dudley, J., Nei, M., and Kumar, S. (2007). MEGA4: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis (MEGA) software version 4.0. Mol. Biol. Evol. 24, 1596–1599. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msm092

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Keywords: fructokinase, seed oil, xylem, fatty acid, carbon metabolism

Citation: Stein O, Avin-Wittenberg T, Krahnert I, Zemach H, Bogol V, Daron O, Aloni R, Fernie AR and Granot D (2017) Corrigendum: Arabidopsis Fructokinases Are Important for Seed Oil Accumulation and Vascular Development. Front. Plant Sci. 8:303. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00303

Received: 08 February 2017; Accepted: 20 February 2017;
Published: 06 March 2017.

Edited and reviewed by: Thomas Nägele, University of Vienna, Austria

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*Correspondence: David Granot,