About the Authors

Tomoko Ishino

Affiliation Mie University School of Medicine, Mie, Japan

Kazuhiko Yano

Affiliation Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan

Yasuo Chinzei

Affiliations Mie University School of Medicine, Mie, Japan, Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan

Masao Yuda

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: m-yuda@doc.medic.mie-u.ac.jp

Affiliations Mie University School of Medicine, Mie, Japan, Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

TI, YC, and MY conceived and designed the experiments. TI, KY, and MY performed the experiments. TI and MY analyzed the data. TI and MY wrote the paper.