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Front. Plant Sci. | doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01459

Corrigendum: Low-Light Dependence of the Magnetic Field Effect on Cryptochromes: Possible Relevance to Plant Ecology

  • 1Free University of Brussels, Belgium
  • 2Institute of NeuroScience, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • 3Abteilung Allgemeine Zoologie, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Corrigendum on: "…where f (x) = [B]eq(ka/kb) = [B]eq(ka). Equation (5)
is then applied to the case of the photocycle of Cry in order to evaluate [Cry∗](k1) for different values of I and T."
In the original article, there was an error. The definition of f (x) (Eq. 6) requires additional clarification, particularly the approach used to calculate [Cry*]/k1.
A correction has been made to the section LIGHT INTENSITY-DEPENDENCE OF THE
MF EFFECT ON PLANTS, subsections I-Dependence of the MF Effect on Cry, and I-Dependence of the MF Effect on Cry Signaling State, Paragraph 3 (first lines after Equation 6):
"… where f (x) gives the solution for [B]eq/ka ([Cry∗]/k1) for the case where ka (k1) = 20%, that is within the range of values possibly caused by the GMF, i.e. 1% to 50% (Maeda et al., 2012; Kattnig et al., 2016). Note f (x) remains similar within that range. For ka = 1% or 50%, it is, respectively, slightly shifted to the right (centered at x  0) or to the left (centered at x = - 0.5), and its slope remains similar. [Cry∗]/k1 is then calculated for different I and T values from the value of the ratio k1 / k2 + k1b (ka/kb) at these values."
The authors apologize for this error and state that this does not change the scientific conclusions of the article in any way. The original article has been updated.

Keywords: Arabidopsis thaliana, CLOCK Proteins, geomagnetic field, light intensity, Magnetoreception, Plant Growth, static magnetic field

Received: 19 Jul 2018; Accepted: 12 Sep 2018.

Edited by:

Aude Tixier, University of California, Davis, United States

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* Correspondence: MD, PhD. Jacques Vanderstraeten, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, vdstraeten.j@skynet.be